• NAME: Operation Overlord
  • BORN:  NA
  • DECEASED:  NA
  • EPIC BATTLE:  D-Day
  • RANK:  NA
  • HONOURS:  NA

Our Intention is to educate Canadian Citizens so that they:

  • Appreciate the role of our military heritage in protecting Canadian interests, values and beliefs.
  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
  • Are inspired to be engaged and well-informed participatory citizens of Canada.
 join us and 
 make a difference 

Canada on D-Day: Operation Overlord

Educators: Click HERE for a Lesson Plan that explores D-Day.

2014 marked the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. Canadian soldiers, sailors, and airmen played a phenomenal role that day.

Honorary Captain Bill Wilson of the Royal Canadian Navy, who was there as an anti-aircraft gunner on HMCS Ottawa, guides us through the unparalleled events of June 6, 1944.

 
Captain Bill Wilson

To read more about Bill Wilson's experience on D-Day, see "Juno Beach forever etched in Calgarian's Memory".

 

 

Educators: Click here for a Lesson Plan that explores D-Day.

Our Intention is to educate Canadian Citizens so that they:

  • Appreciate the role of our military heritage in protecting Canadian interests, values and beliefs.
  • Understand the role our military history has had in shaping our country and the world.
  • Are inspired to be engaged and well-informed participatory citizens of Canada.
 join us and 
 make a difference