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D Day #14945890 06/06/20
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Brave Canadian forces fought in the invasion of Normandy. British, and French as well as Americans


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Re: D Day [Re: wabigoon] #14946148 06/06/20
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In the early 70’s at Branch 32 Canadian Legion in Nipigon—free drinks for all veterans on 2 days of the year —Nov 11 and June 6th. We had several members who where on Juno Beach.

Re: D Day [Re: wabigoon] #14946170 06/06/20
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A remembrance and thanks to them all.


Not a real member - just an ordinary guy who appreciates being able to hang around and say something once in awhile.

Happily Trapped In the Past (Thanks, Joe)

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Re: D Day [Re: wabigoon] #14946315 06/06/20
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Proverbs 22:10: Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
Re: D Day [Re: wabigoon] #14946367 06/06/20
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Uncle Andy was on the first wave, had a funny story about that. Dad was later, storms kept them from landing.


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Re: D Day [Re: wabigoon] #14946464 06/06/20
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And I just read the Canadians captured more land and secured it than the Americans. Kudos.

We owe these men everything we've ever had or ever knew...


He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
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They were green troops, they had to learn on the job. That news reel clip of nonchalant troops landing into the village were Canadians.


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