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did-you-kno: “ did-you-kno: Doohan served with the Canadian Army, and lost the middle finger of his right hand when he was shot at Normandy. He did his best to conceal the missing finger during his acting career, but sometimes tribbles. Star Wars, Star Trek Tos, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Star Trek Quotes, United Federation Of Planets, Star Trek Characters, Canadian Army, Star Trek Original Series

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Doohan served with the Canadian Army, and lost the middle finger of his right hand when he was shot at Normandy. He did his best to conceal the missing finger during his acting career, but sometimes tribbles happen. Although technically he was not a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, he was once labelled the “craziest pilot in the Canadian Air Force” due to things like slaloming a plane between mountainside telegraph poles just to prove it could be done (which earned him…

A Canadian Lancaster plane heads back home after appearing at events across the UK with its RAF counterpart. Lancaster Plane, Lancaster Bomber, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Stealth Aircraft, Aircraft Carrier, V Force, Flying Together, Engin

Two Lancasters fly together for the last time

A Canadian Lancaster plane heads back home after appearing at events across the UK with its RAF counterpart.

 James L. Hill (right), Commander of the Parachute Brigade, briefs officers of the Canadian Parachute Battalion. Canadian Army, Canadian History, Canadian Soldiers, British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Battle Of Normandy, Ww2 Pictures, Paratrooper, D Day

How 500 Canadian Parachutists Helped Secure Victory On D-Day

On the evening of June 5th 1944, slightly over 540 Canadians boarded planes on the Southern English coast. These men were about to become part of D-Day

Personnel of the Canadian Parachute Battalion, about to leave for the D-Day transit camp, England, May 1944 Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, British Soldier, British Army, Ride Of The Valkyries, D Day Normandy, Royal Canadian Navy, British Armed Forces

Personnel of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, about to leave for the D-Day transit camp, England, May 1944 / Soldats du 1er bataillon canadien de parachutistes prêts à partir pour le camp de transit jusqu’au Jour J, Angleterre, mai 1944

Title / Titre : Personnel of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, about to leave for the D-Day transit camp, England, May 1944 / Soldats du 1er bataillon canadien de parachutistes prêts à partir pour le camp de transit jusqu’au Jour J, Angleterre, mai 1944 Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Unknown / Inconnu Date(s) : May 1944 / mai 1944 Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 3612617 collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&... Location / Lieu : Bulford, United Kingdom…

9 August Canadian infantry attack into the bocage - ''Operation Totalise'' using a PIAT anti tank weapon Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Military Photos, Military History, Battle Of Normandy, British Army Uniform, British Armed Forces, Ww2 Photos, D Day

Canadian infantry attack into the bocage – World War II Today

We covered about a mile and a bit and stopped around eight hundred yards from the woods. We knew they were in there — you could see the activity, although the targets were well hidden by the heavy trees and bush. Each company, left of the road and right of the road, had a real challenge. Both areas were divided into fields, marked by typical hedgerows of stone and dirt two to three feet high, with growth on top of that of another seven feet or so.

Aviation and Transport Art "Short Stirlings" - 602 Squadron Short Stirling glider tugs crossing the Rhine moments before releasing the Airborne Division in their Horsa gliders Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Stirling, Military Art, Military History, War Thunder, Aircraft Painting

Those men in their flying machines

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Black Canadian soldier’s life and D-Day exploits remembered - Lester Brown was the last surviving black Canadian veteran to have fought in the D-Day invasion was laid to rest. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, American Soldiers, Black Canadians, D Day Invasion, Serato Dj, Black History Month, Black Canadian History, Jute

Black Canadian soldier’s life and D-Day exploits remembered

Lester Brown, a black Canadian veteran who fought in D-Day kept nightmares from the war from his family. They pressed him to open up and he did.

Spitfire LF IXC of Pierre Clostermann. Ww2 Spitfire, Supermarine Spitfire, Military Art, Military History, South African Air Force, War Thunder, Aircraft Painting, Airplane Art, Aerial Arts

History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

Welcome to what might humbly be described as the...

WWII - The D-Day Landings, German prisoners-of-war march along Juno Beach landing area to a ship taking them to England, after they were captured by Canadian troops at Bernieres Sur Mer, France on June (REUTERS/US National Archives) Normandy Beach, D Day Normandy, Normandy Ww2, Des Photos Saisissantes, Ww2 Photos, D Day Invasion, Us Army Rangers, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army

Canada readies for 70th anniversary of D-Day

Europe will pause Friday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Juno Reinforcements - Canadian soldiers disembark at Juno Beach in Normandy, France during the D-Day invasion on June and Archives Canada/Wikimedia Commons History Online, World History, World War Ii, Canadian Army, Canadian Soldiers, Canadian History, British Army, American History, Native American

Coloured photographs from Invasion of Normandy shows Allied forces

These coloured photographs uncovered in the National Archives of Canada show the daily struggles of the Invasion of Normandy, which launched on 6 June, 1944 also known as D-Day.

PIAT anti-tank gunners of The Regina Rifle Regiment who knocked out a German PzKpfW V Panther tank thirty yards from Battalion Headquarters, Bretteville-l’Orgeuilleuse, France, 8 June Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, Ww2 Tanks, Military Weapons, German Army, War Machine, Military History

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