Thursday, October 17, 2019

Birth of an Elite – 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

Appendix A Historical Section, Canadian Military Headquarter Report #138; Further Material Relating to the Organization and Training of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion (40) This appendix...
Canadian Second World War veteran Sandy Sanderson, 88, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, who served as a sniper in a scout platoon laughs as he tells stories prior to the start of a commemorative ceremony at Holten Canadian War Cemetery in Holten, Netherlands on Monday, May 4, 2015, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.(Source, The Canadian Press, Photo, Sean Kilpatrick)

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion – June 6 1944 – September 6 1944

Amendment to Report #139 Historical Section - Canadian Military Headquarters (1) The following amendment, dealing with the casualties suffered by the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion on...

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...

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion – Belgium – Holland – Germany

The 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion in Belgium, Holland and in Germany. The Final Operation : January 2 1945 March 24 1945 1. The object of...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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