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Lest We Forget: The WW2 Site That's Trying to Gain UNESCO Status

Lest We Forget: The WW2 Site That's Trying to Gain UNESCO Status

It was a fabled event in military history and has become etched into popular culture, the subject of movies, documentaries, novels and real stories shared by veterans returning to their homes.2019 marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. With every passing year, there are fewer and fewer veterans alive who landed on Canada's Juno Beach, Britain's Sword and Gold Beaches, and America's Omaha and Utah Beaches in the desperate effort to gain a foothold and begin liberating Occupied Europe. Their sacrifices and...


2019 is the 75th Anniversary of DDay, and This DDay Veteran Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre

2019 is the 75th Anniversary of DDay, and This DDay Veteran Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre

There are fewer and fewer veterans of the DDay Landing Beaches to tell their stories, but Canada's Juno Beach Centre introduced us to Jim Parks, who shared his memories of landing on DDay as a young soldier, and why he believes all of us should travel there at least once in a lifetime.2019 marks 75 years since this pivotal moment in Canadian and Allied history, and for Canadians moved by the sacrifices of our soldiers and fellow Canadians to end...

2019 is the 75th Anniversary of DDay, and This DDay Veteran Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre


Juno Beach: The Ultimate Canadian Pilgrimage

Juno Beach: The Ultimate Canadian Pilgrimage

The past and next few years mark a number of World War 1 and World War 2 anniversaries. Commemorations take place here at home, and we hope everyone takes a moment to pause and reflect or attend a memorial service. Our thoughts also turn to the lands fought for and freed by Canadians, and how families, school and other groups, and independent travelers can make trips to the actual sites where our ancestors fought so bravely.Jenna Zuschlag Misener is a...

Juno Beach: The Ultimate Canadian Pilgrimage


Visitors Share: What's it Like to Visit Canada's DDay Landing Beach and Juno Beach Centre?

Visitors Share: What's it Like to Visit Canada's DDay Landing Beach and Juno Beach Centre?

2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the DDay Landings in Normandy that were the beginning of the end of World War 2. Canada joined Britain, the US and other Allied nations sailing across the English Channel to the heavily fortified beaches along the French coast in Normandy. You may know the end of this dramatic history. But at Canada's Juno Beach Centre, on the very ground where the Canadians landed in June, 1944, you can experience the rest of that...

Visitors Share: What's it Like to Visit Canada's DDay Landing Beach and Juno Beach Centre?




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