May 25, 2020

D-Day Landings: Juno Beach

Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II, began on the morning of June 6, 1944. Canadian forces landed on a 10-kilometre stretch of coastline codenamed Juno Beach and, along with American and British forces on nearby beaches, began their heroic mission to liberate France from Nazi Germany.

Juno Beach, Normandy

May 18, 2020

D-Day Landings: Pegasus Bridge

"In the first minutes of 6 June 1944, glider-borne troops of the 6th Airborne division
captured the bridge which was on this site over the Caen Canal. It was one of the first
objectives of the Allied landings in Normandy. It was renamed Pegasus Bridge
after the emblem of British Airborne Forces."

Pegasus Bridge, Normandy