This year marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. On June 6th, 1944 – 70 years ago – allied troupes landed on the shores of Normandy, marking the beginning of a decisive period that has shaped modern history. As we remembered, thanked, and celebrated those who have fought for their country in a number of Remembrance Day events this past week, it seemed appropriate to share this postcard sent to me from Normandy. Lest we forget.
To learn more about Canada’s role in the Battle of Normandy, visit http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/d-day