Chapter: Canada’s History
Topic: The D-Day invasion, June 6, 1944
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In 1943-44, Canadians participated in the liberation of_________________.CorrectIncorrect
The D-Day invasion of northern Europe began on _____________, 1944.CorrectIncorrect
The main focus of Canadian troops on the day was _____________ Beach.CorrectIncorrect
Around __________ of Allied forces on D-Day were Canadian.CorrectIncorrect
June 6, 1944, or D-Day
The Allies began a campaign to eliminate Fascism and Nazism in war-torn Europe. Canadian recruits were a part of the battle in Italy that started in 1943. D-Day, or the Normany invasion began on June 6, 1944 in northern France. Canadian troops numbering 15,000 took part in the capturing of Juno Beach. It’s said that one Allied soldier in ten was of Canadian origin. Furthermore, the troops helped with the liberation of the Netherlands in years 1944-45 and the subsequent surrender of the Germans in May 8, 1945.