Photographer: Gilbert Milne; Library & Archives Canada a131506 & a137013
Prelude to D-Day
Losses & Lessons: A first-time
Cdn Army stumbled early on, fought to define itself, and ended up shoulder to shoulder with the Brits & Americans, landing in France on D-Day.
5th of June
Anticipation & Delay:
Everyone knew invasion was coming. But no-one knew when. Or where?
First Wave Assault
A Canadian Army in Hitler’s Europe
On beaches code-named Juno the landing craft ramps splash down and the air comes alive, buzzing with fury.
Second Wave Analysis
Gib Milne's photos of 9th Brigade
A photographer in the Royal Cdn Navy, Milne captures an incredible photo record of the 3rd Division's invasion.