2004
WORLD NEWS

Canadians remember sacrifice of D-Day

from CBC.ca archives | Sun, 6 Jun 2004

COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, FRANCE - Prime Minister Paul Martin joined Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and other dignitaries on a Normandy beach for Canada's 60th anniversary D-Day ceremony Sunday.

Hundreds of Canadian veterans and their families also gathered at Juno Beach, where Allied forces landed on June 6, 1944 to help liberate Europe from the Nazis.

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The Queen meets with Canadian veterans at Courseulles-sur-Mer (CP photo)

The Queen meets with Canadian veterans at Courseulles-sur-Mer (CP photo)