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D-Day, Juno Beach - Reinforcements going ashore from a (LCA) Landing Craft Assault from H. Prince Henry off the Normandy bridgehead. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, Royal Canadian Navy, Juno Beach, Remembrance Day, D Day, World History, Military History

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British Helmets and Other Equipment in World War II British Army Uniform, British Uniforms, Ww2 Uniforms, British Soldier, Military Uniforms, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, Ww2 History

HELMETS !!!

I've always been bemused by the (to me) very crude and poor design of the British WW2 helmet. Compared with the German and US designs it seems less of a snug fit, more likely to fall off or get knocked off and provides less protection when the shrapnel is flying around the ears and back of the neck. Does any one know if the British design had any benefits compared with say the (to me) much better German design? Also it was common for GIs not to use the chin strap on their helmets as

Trooper, Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), pin by Paolo Marzioli Ww1 Soldiers, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, British Army Uniform, British Uniforms, British Soldier, English Army, Ww1 Art, Military Art

Sam Steele 1848-1919

Army Biography: Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO Sergeant K. Grant, CD Of the many exceptional individuals to emerge from Canada’s past, one of the most extraordinary has to be Sam Steele. He was, as one author put it, “the quintessential Canadian man of action in the Victorian era. Physically strong and courageous, he…

Canadian troops prepare for the charge over the top at the battle of the Somme, 1916 - pin by Paolo Marzioli Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, British Army, World War One, First World, Commonwealth, Ww1 Photos, Photographs, Battle Of The Somme

Dying Splendor of the Old World

Canadian troops fix bayonets before going over the top during the Battle of the Somme.

Tired and relieved men of No. 3 Commando who returned safely to Newhaven, UK, after the failed Dieppe raid, 19 August Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, British Army, Military Photos, Military History, Dieppe Raid, 19. August, Pilot

Canadians that made it back (from the carnage at Dieppe.) Library and Archives Canada Canada at War (www.wwii.ca) - "Canadian Battles: The Dieppe Raid"

Apparently we Canadians CAN use guns but we don't need to stockpile them in our basements. Canadian sniper kills an ISIS fighter from two miles away Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Sniper Training, Canadian Soldiers, Police, Remembrance Day, Special Forces, Military History

Canadian sniper kills an ISIS fighter from TWO MILES away

The bullet was fired from a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle set up on a high-rise building, thought to be near Mosul in northern Iraq. It took 10 seconds to travel the 2.14 miles towards the terrorist.

Super Subguns: the top five submachine guns of WWII - War Stories Media Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, British Army, Military Photos, Military History, Royal Canadian Navy, D Day Normandy, Navy Air Force

Super Subguns: the top five submachine guns of WWII - War Stories Media

Get to know all the stories of the wars with the unique weapons used in battles along with the untold war stories. All these services can be acquired from the most amazing site of War Stories Media.

Canadian soldiers with a Nazi German flag which they captured during the Battle of Normandy.This is on my bucket list.to visit Normandy Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, British Army, Canadian History, British Soldier, American Soldiers, World History, World War Ii, Ww2 History

Canadian Forces - Captured Nazi Flag

These two Canadian soldiers raise a flag Nazi which they captured.p004609

Gunners of the Royal Canadian Artillery bring their BL inch Medium Field Gun into action in the Netherlands, April Canadian Horse, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Us Military Branches, Ww2 Photos, North Africa, World War Two, Wwii, Armies

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Gunners of the Royal Canadian Artillery bring their BL 4.5 inch Medium Field Gun into action in the Netherlands, April 1945.

Troopers of the Manitoba Dragoons with a Sherman tank of a Canadian… Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, British Army, Invasion Of Poland, Sherman Tank, Military Operations, War Dogs, Ww2 Tanks

Piled on a Sherman Tank

world_war_two - canadian_army - Piled on a Sherman Tank - Troopers of the 12th Manitoba Dragoons with a Staghound armoured car of a Canadian armoured regiment near Caen, France, July 19th 1944. (Left To Right): Troopers Charles Barlow, Duncan McDonald, Norman Tester, Peter Palichec and Wallace French.