D-Day 75th Anniversary

On June 6, 1944, the united forces of Canada, Britain, and America made history as 156,000 soldiers landed on five beaches, Juno, Gold, Sword, Utah, and Omaha, along 80 kilometers of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy Region. This event has gone down in history as one of the largest amphibious military assaults. Despite the mass casualties resulting from this event it was a huge victory and is celebrated as the mark of the beginning of the end of WWII.

Join students from across the world to remember, reflect and discover the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Landing & Normandy Beaches. During the tour visit the Canadian landing site Juno Beach along with other important sites of Canadian Military History such as Pegasus Bridge, Vimy. While in Juno Beach learn during a guided tour of Canada's Juno Beach Centre which pays homage to the 45,000 Canadians that lost their lives in the war, 5,500 of which were killed in the battle of Normandy through a detailed and interactive exhibition.

Follow in the footsteps of the brave Canadian soldiers who fought during both World Wars, on the beaches of Normandy and through the trenches at Vimy. Begin the tour by strolling along the streets and canals of Amsterdam, a city once occupied by German forces and liberated by Canada.

 

 


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