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Canadian Forgotten Heroes – Victoria Crosses Awarded – 1940-1945

The original Victoria Cross was created via a Royal Warrant issued on January 29 1856 with the royal sign-manual of Queen Victoria, and was intended to recognize demonstrations of gallantry during the Crimean War, regardless of either a man's social status or his record of service. Initially, the Victoria Cross could not be conferred...

Operation Jubilee – Dieppe – France – 1942 (Royal Canadian Army)

Report on the Operation Jubilee August 19 1942 Capt G. A. Brown RCA Personal Account Landing at Blue Beach As far as I know, Royal Regiment C. suffered no casualties while approaching the beach, although we were fired on, for about 10 minutes before touchdown, by light weapons whose calibers I was not able to ascertain from my seat...

Royal Canadian Army – ( Jubilee – Memo) – Cpl Ellis – Dieppe 1942

RCA, Puits, Memorandum, Cpl Ellis (Royal Regiment of Canada) Memorandum of Interview : Lance Corporal L.G. Ellis, DCM, (B-66984) Royal Regiment of Canada, at Canadian Military Headquarters, London, October 20 1942 Operation Jubilee,Dieppe, August 19 1942 Corporal Ellis (then Lance Corporal) is the only member of the Royal Regiment of Canada known to have crossed the sea-wall...

Royal Canadian Army – Dieppe Memorandum – PSM Lucien A. Dumais

Memorandum on the Capture and Subsequent Escape of D.61182 P.S.M. Lucien Adhemard Dumais (Fus. M. R.) The Landing at Dieppe, France August 19 1942 No Canadian Intelligence Officer was present at the detailed examination of PSM Dumais conducted by MI.9. The information included in this memorandum was obtained at an interview which took place on October...

Royal Canadian Army – Jubilee – AAR – D-62050 Sgt P. Dubuc – 11-1942

Memorandum of Interview D-62050, Sergeant P. Dubuc, M.M., PUS.M.R. Canadian Military Headquarters November 3 1942 Operation Jubilee, Landing at Dieppe, France, August 19 1942 1. Sgt Dubuc was attached to the Battalion Headquarters of Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal on the day of the action at Dieppe, France, and was evidently a member of the Protective Platoon, through he never actually...

Royal Canadian Army : Operation Jubilee, Dieppe, France 1942 (Report)

Canadian scout is seen during the commemorations to honor Allied soldiers killed 70 years ago in a failed World War II invasion, take place at the Cemetery of Virtues in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012. Some 1,400 soldiers were killed in "Operation Jubilee" when the Allies tried to briefly invade Dieppe...
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54-SB – Sgt Thomas E. Warner – (Dad’s Footsteps)

This is a really nice set of photos (Belgium - Battle of the Bulge), never published before, and sent...
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