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D-Day: Soldiers of the Canadian Infantry Division have set up an anti-aircraft Bofors 40 with the British-designed Stiffkey Sight.

Troops of the Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles regiment approaching Juno Beach, Normandy, France aboard LCA landing craft, 6 Jun 1944

[Photo] Troops of the Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles regiment approaching Juno Beach, Normandy, France aboard LCA landing craft, 6 Jun 1944

Canadian troops in landing crafts approach a stretch of coastline code-named Juno Beach, near Bernieres-sur-mer, as the Allied Normandy invasion gets under way, on June (AP Photo)

Operation Overlord Normandy, Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division are landing at Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on D-Day. 6th June 1944. 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore and 340 lost their live in the battles for the beachhead. France. Photo: Galerie Bilderwelt, Getty Images / 2010 Galerie Bilderwelt

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy in color photographs

Operation Overlord Normandy Troops of the Canadian Infantry Division are landing at Juno Beach on the outskirts of BernieressurMer on DDay

Aircraft - 1944, France, Un soldat US dans une Volkswagen 166 "Schwimmwagen" allemande de prise passe près d'un avion F-38 "Lightning". Photo du magazine "Life Time"

A fighter plane sits in the background as the pilot arrives in a captured German vehicle ( a Schwimmwagen, amphibious vehicle) , France, 1944

Canadian soldiers on a DUKW amphibian on the Normandy coast june 1944.Many of these were made in a factory in Rochester NY (Odenbachs) down by Lake Ontario

Canadian soldiers on a DUKW amphibian on the Normandy coast june of these were made in a factory in Rochester NY (Odenbachs) down by Lake Ontario

A US crew checks their Sherman tank after landing at Red Beach 2, Sicily on 10 July.

[Photo] Crew of Sherman tank 'Eternity' checking the tank after landing at Red Beach Sicily, 10 Jul 1943

Once Upon A Time In War

Sergeant Traplin, Bombardier Heldon, Bombardier Blank and Sergent Kennedy post with their Bofors gun after shooting down a Luftwaffe aircraft over the beachhead.

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A view of Juno Beach on May 2014 in Bernieres sur Mer, France. Overlay: A large number of German prisoners are gathered on the beach of Bernières-sur-Mer on June They are guarded by British soldiers from the Army on Juno Beach.

Soldiers of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division set up a mortar on Juno Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on June 6, 1944.

Soldiers of the Canadian Infantry Division set up a mortar on JUNO Beach on the outskirts of Bernieres-sur-Mer on June 6

German 88s in Rzhev  february 1942  The 88 mm gun (eighty-eight) was a German anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun from World War II. It was widely used by Germany throughout the war, and was one of the most recognized German weapons of the war. Development of the original models led to a wide variety of guns.

German being transported by rail in Rzhev February 1942 The 88 mm gun was used as a anti aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun defensive support roles.

A second section of infantrymen preparing to go ashore from H.M.C.S. PRINCE DAVID off Bernières-sur-Mer, 6 June 1944.

A second section of infantrymen preparing to go ashore from H. PRINCE DAVID off Juno Beach, Bernières-sur-Mer, 6 June

Private K.O. Earl holding his Lee-Enfield, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 April 1945, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

The liberation of The Netherlands. Private K. Earl, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 Apr Arnhem (vic), The Netherlands.

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