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Come visit us at the Town of LaSalle night market and get your Adopt-A-Vet T-shirt to support the great heroes that gave you the freedoms you are enjoying today
Lasalle town hall
Sunday Aug 25th (today)
Never forgotten in life....or in death. ... See more
75 years ago Paris was liberated.
25 August, 1944-the Second World War's Battle of Normandy officially ended 75 years ago with the liberation of Paris. #CanadaRemembers
D-Day was only the opening stage of the Second World War’s Battle of Normandy that would rage for more than 2 ½ months through the late spring and summer of 1944. Canadian soldiers would see heavy action in this campaign and played an important role in helping the Allies to victory. This success would come at a high price, however, as more than 5,000 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in Normandy. Pictured is a French First World War Veteran welcoming Canadian troops during their advance in Normandy in the summer of 1944. Photo: Library and Archives Canada
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Pretty interesting story.
Despite the top secret nature of the meetings during the Quebec Conference of 1943, Émile Couture, from Thetford-Mines, Que., walked out of the Château Frontenac with information that could have changed the outcome of the Second World War. ... See more
Up to 1,100 people, including hundreds of families of fallen Canadian soldiers, attended a re-dedication ceremony for a battlefield cenotaph marking the Afghan war in Ottawa on Saturday.