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CBC News D-Day 70: Youngsters Honour Sacrifices

In a unique and meaningful way, elementary school students in Regina honour the veterans of the Regina Rifles, one of the first Canadian regiments to land on D-Day.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/22/2014

The National D-Day 70: Love Story

Sheila Whitten served as a Wren in the Royal Canadian Navy and is also believed to be the first Canadian to visit the main Canadian cemetery in Normandy. This is her story of love and remembrance.
  • 2014
  • 00:07:20
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/22/2014

The National D-Day 70: The Veterans

Canadian soldiers Norman Corke, Nelson Earle, John Hadley, Wally Metcalfe and Cyril Roach all took part in the Normandy campaign. They share with us their hopes, fears and memories of D-Day, one of the most important days of World War II.
  • 2014
  • 00:10:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

The National D-Day 70: A Canadian Medic's Photo

D-Day and the battle at Normandy have been enshrined in thousands of photographs. In one iconic picture taken in France a few days after the historic attack, Canadian medic William Curtis helps two young French boys. Seventy years later, Curtis' daughter and grandson make the pilgrimage back to Europe to track down the truth about this poignant image.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

The National D-Day 70: Holocaust Survivor Reunites with Rescuer

To mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, The National follows a Montreal man to Poland for an emotional reunion. Holocaust survivor Sidney Zoltak reconnects with the Polish man who, as a teenage boy, saved 11-year-old Zoltak and his family from the Nazis.
  • 2014
  • 00:15:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

The National D-Day 70: Juno Beach Inspires Teacher

Neil Orford is one of those high school teachers you don't forget. But it is Juno Beach he wants students to remember. He is deeply committed to that place and that moment when Canadian troops landed on what will always be remembered as D-Day. "I think Juno Beach is a sacred piece of Canadian territory in another land," says the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

The National D-Day 70: Live Coverage

Join Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge as we relive the most memorable and poignant moments of CBC News’ coverage from Normandy of the 70th anniversary of D-Day — the day Allied forces turned the tide of World War II. This live event featured the ceremony at Juno Beach, attended by veterans and their families, students, royalty and dignitaries, and the personal ...
  • 2014
  • 00:32:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/25/2014

CBC News D-Day 60th

They landed in the early morning hours, a part of the greatest miliary invasion in history. June 6, 1944 — D-Day. Sixty years later, we remember the heroism and the sacrifice on the beaches of Normandy. Join Peter Mansbridge as we re-live the most memorable and poignant moments of the 60th anniversary of D-Day: the ceremony at the Canadian cemetery ...
  • 2004
  • 01:55:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News V-E Day 60th

The tide had turned in Europe during the Spring of 1945, but Canadians were still fighting. Our brave soldiers were given orders to liberate the people of Holland from Nazi occupation. They fought with their hearts until freedom was finally won. The Dutch have never forgotten the sacrifice. Sixty years later, their unwavering gratitude is captured as thousands gathered for ...
  • 2005
  • 01:59:31
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Canadians on D-Day: The Juno Beach Centre

June 6, 1944 was D-Day. Canadian soldiers took part in the largest military operation in history: the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe. On that day, Canadians accomplished every mission assigned to them. On June 6, 2003 veterans who fought on that historic day accomplished another mission. They saw their dream of a museum to commemorate Canada’s wartime contributions come to ...
  • 2003
  • 01:31:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2004 Juno Beach: Sixty Years Later

In June 2004, Canadians took part in ceremonies to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Some of the Canadian veterans who stormed ashore at Juno Beach returned to the towns and villages they liberated and were greeted as heroes. In this News in Review story we'll look at Canada's role in the largest military invasion in ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2004

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News in Review - May 1995 Victory in Europe: 50 Years Later

A half century after the event, this report examines the historical significance and meaning of V-E Day.
  • 1995
  • 00:11:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1995

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News in Review - May 1994 D-Day: 50 Years Later

Important archival footage is the backdrop against which the importance of the commemoration of the Normandy invasion is assessed.
  • 1994
  • 00:10:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1994

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