Three Canadian soldiers roll a large round swastika sign down a muddy street. The Canadian troops are helping to dismantle local Nazi Party headquarters in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. February 1945.

Three Canadian soldiers roll a large round swastika sign down a muddy street. The Canadian troops are helping to dismantle local Nazi Party headquarters in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

A sniper from "C" Company, 5th Battalion, The Black Watch in position in a ruined building in Gennep, Holland, 14 February 1945.

B A sniper from "C" Company Battalion The Black Watch (Highland) Division in position in a ruined building in Gennep Holland 14 February 1945

Sniper Arthur Godin, of the Regiment de la Chaudiere, 3 Canadian Infantry Division, during the fighting for Zutphen, The Netherlands, 7 April 1945.

Sniper Arthur Godin, of the Regiment de la Chaudiere, 3 Canadian Infantry Division, during the fighting for Zutphen, Netherlands.

1944- Canadian soldier walks with two small Dutch children in front of windmill near Wijchen, Holland.

1944 - Canadian soldier walks with two small Dutch children in front of windmill near Wijchen, Holland.

Paratroopers of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion prepping for a patrol in Bande, Belgium in January 1945.

Paratroopers of the Canadian Parachute Battalion prepping for a patrol in Bande, Belgium in January

Canadian troops in Apeldoorn, Netherlands with No.38 Wireless Mk II

Canadian troops in Apeldoorn, Netherlands with Wireless Mk II - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Belgium - Sapper W.H. Lindstrom, 2nd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.), sweeping for mines at a roadblock. October 5, 1944, Cappellen, Belgium.

Belgium - Sapper W. Lindstrom, Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers (R.), sweeping for mines at a roadblock.

A Sherman tank of The Canadian Grenadier Guards, Almelo, Netherlands, April 5th 1945.

A Sherman tank of The Canadian Grenadier Guards, Almelo, Netherlands, April 1945 - the sign they’re holding tranlslates as ‘Wehrmacht commandant's office’

Canadian forces liberate Holland. Infantrymen of The South Saskatchewan Regiment during mopping-up operations along the Oranje Canal, Netherlands, April 12, 1945. Photograph by Lieutenant Dan Guravich. oranje_12apr45_southsask.jpg 600×444 pixels

The Netherlands - Infantrymen of The South Saskatchewan Regiment during mopping-up operations along the Oranje Canal, Netherlands, April Photograph by Lieutenant Dan Guravich.

Dutch children riding on a Sherman tank of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Harderwijk, Netherlands, April 19th 1945.

world_war_two - canadian_army - Not so Towering in Comparison - Dutch children riding on a Sherman tank of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Harderwijk, Netherlands, April

Liberation of my hometown Apeldoorn, 17 April 1945

Liberation of my hometown Apeldoorn, 17 April 1945

Un soldat canadien escorte des parachutistes allemands pris durant les combats près de Uedem, le 28 février 1945.

A Canadian soldier escorts captured German parachute troops during fighting near Uedem, 28 February 1945

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