The liberation of The Netherlands. Private K. Earl, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 Apr Arnhem (vic), The Netherlands.

Canadian soldiers in Holland

Led by their piper, men of Seaforth Highlanders, (Scottish) Division advance during Operation Epsom, 26 June 1944

Canadian fighter pilots in Hawker "Typhoon Mk.IB on airfield.

Canadian Fighter Pilots Inspecting a Hawker Typhoon Mk IB on Airfield.

Juno Beach - 1944 Juno Beach was one of the most successful operations on D-Day. Within 24 hours, Canadian forces had pushed their way further through German defences than their American or British counterparts. The largest amphibious invasion in human history relied on three countries to save the world from Nazi rule, and Canada was there to play its part. More than 5,000 of them were killed by the end of the Normandy campaign.

Juno Beach - 1944 Juno Beach was one of the most successful operations on D-Day…

England, May 17, 1944, two Canadian snipers with their amazing camouflage holding!

Two unidentified snipers in "ghillie" suits of the Canadian Parachute Battalion during an inspection by King George VI Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth Salisbury Plain England 17 May Photo: MIKAN

Canadian soldiers during WWII in Europe

My father served in the Canadian military in Europe during the Second World War.

Black Canadian soldier’s life and D-Day exploits remembered

Black Canadian soldier’s life and D-Day exploits remembered Lester Brown, a black Canadian veteran who fought in D-Day kept nightmares from the war from his family. They pressed him to open up and he did.

Canadians capture Caen - Rifleman R.R. Schwabe mans a loophole in French barracks used by the Germans and captured by the Regina Rifle Regiment. July 23, 1944, Vaucelles, France.

Canadians capture Caen - Rifleman R. Schwabe mans a loophole in French barracks used by the Germans and captured by the Regina Rifle Regiment.

Canadians capture Caen - Canadian personnel celebrating the liberation of Caen. 10 July 1944, Caen, France. Major David Currie VC on the right.

Canadians capture Caen - Canadian personnel celebrating the liberation of Caen. Major David Currie VC on the right.

Soldier of the 1st SS-Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler

SS-Obersturmführer medic from Leibstandarte Division prepare to treat a wounded man on the battlefield during Operation Barbarossa in

Canadian sniper with Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk. I (T) with telescopic scope, Kapellen, Belgium, 6 Oct 1944. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3596658) (I believe this to be S.L.A. Marshall of the Calgary Highlanders but can't be certain ~ BJ)

PHOTO - Sergeant H. Marshall of The Calgary Highlanders cleans the telescopic sight of his MkI(T) rifle, Kapellen, Belgium, 6 October He wears a Dennison smock and a camouflaged head scarf.

Canadian sniper during the Italian Campaign

historicaltimes: Private L. Hughes, Highlanders of Canada, sniping German position Foglia River, Italy

Canadian soldier with a P-14 Enfield rifle with scope, on a training exercise in England, 23 Apr 1943. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3596209)

Canadian soldier with a Enfield rifle with scope, on a training exercise in England, 23 Apr (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No.

Sten gun with Canadian soldier on a captured German half-track, Caen, France, 10 Jul 1944. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3226174)

Signalman A. McNeil entering Caen in a captured German halftrack vehicle, Caen, France, 10 July Photographer Lieut. Negative LAC MIKAN No.

Thomas George "Tommy" Prince 1915-1977 Canada’s most decorated Aboriginal soldier in the Second World War,

Thomas George "Tommy" Prince Canada’s most decorated Aboriginal soldier in the Second World War,

canadian rifleman- 1944 by JesusFood.deviantart.com on @deviantART - From the artist's comments: "A Canadian rifleman armed with a Lee Enfield in Normandy 1944, his expression is kind of paranoid but hey, that's war"

a canadian rifleman armed with a lee enfield in normandy his expression is kind of paranoid but hey, thats war canadian rifleman- 1944

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