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Lieutenant-General E.L.M Burns, near to Rimini, Italy, 23 September 1944. (Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada, PA-171701)
German soldiers Normandy 1944
HMCS Brantford covered with ice, February 1944 (courtesy Canada Dept of National Defence, Library and Archives Canada/PA-136146).
Nurses arrive overseas, France, 1944 (photo by Aikman, courtesy DND/Library and Archives Canada/PA-108174).
V-E (Victory in Europe) Day was celebrated all across Canada, as in Ottawa shown here on 8 May 1945 (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/PA-114440)
After a series of fierce battles, Canadians finally seized Falaise on 16 August 1944 (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/PA-131233).
German Luftwaffe Soldier & his K98 rifle on a hedgerow, 1944.
U.S. soldier looks back at the beach after landing, Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, June 6 1944
Royal Canadian Artillery firing at enemy positions, Sicily, 1943 (photo by J. Smith, courtesy DND/Library and Archives Canada/PA-151748).
Soviet soldiers resting on the steps of the Reich Chancellery looking at German medals that have not yet been awarded, nor will they be. Berlin, May 1945.