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In this video (see embedded Tweet below) a Canadian flag that flew above the Juno Beach Centre in December 2020 flies above the Embassy of Canada to the United States, in Washington, D.C. on the morning of February 15th 2021.
In this photo sailors aboard HMCS Harry DeWolf fly a Canadian flag that flew at the Juno Beach Centre last year. The offshore patrol vessel (and this class of ship) is named for Vice-Admiral Henry George “Harry” DeWolf, a Canadian naval hero from the Second World War.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds, 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, fly a Canadian flag that flew at the Juno Beach Centre last year. 431 Squadron holds the Normandy 1944 Battle Honour. In the spring and summer of 1944, the unit supported the Allied landings in Normandy along with the remainder of Bomber Command.
The Juno Beach Centre is honoured to gift one of our flags to Mr. William H. Cameron, who served aboard HMCS Kitchener (K 225) on D-Day as part of the American task force for Omaha Beach.
Brenda Cathrea is the daughter of Sergeant James Neil Cathrea, a veteran of the Battle of Normandy. The Juno Beach Centre Association thanks her for the recent donation of her father’s artefacts and her generous financial support of the museum throughout the years.
Presented by EF Tours and the Juno Beach Centre, watch and listen to the uniquely personal insight of a Second World War veteran who experienced the Battle of Normandy as Jim Parks answers questions and shares his story.
Air Canada has agreed to display a selection of Legacy of Honour video episodes on their in-flight entertainment service for passengers to view. The selected episodes will be featured in time for Remembrance Day on Air Canada's TV Documentary channel, from November 1st to December 31st 2020.