Author Archives for Ophélie Duchemin

The Pelloquin Barns in Bernières-sur-Mer

March 15, 2019 12:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, in Bernières-sur-Mer, Domaine Pelloquin was temporarily transformed into a field hospital, gathering the wounded soldiers, whether they were Canadians, British or Germans, and even civilians from the village. This event is not forgotten because of some temporary burials, remembered by the persistence of rose trees planted by the owners just...

Behind the scenes of the new temporary exhibition

February 25, 2019 9:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The entire month of February was dedicated to the installation of the new temporary exhibition “Great Women During the War 1939-1945” developed by the Canadian War Museum in partnership with the Juno Beach Centre. First, the exhibition “From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France” was disassembled. This exhibition had been presented at the Juno...

Winter Book Fair

December 3, 2018 4:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Friends of the Juno Beach Center organized their 2nd Winter Book Fair, which was a great success! Thank you to the many friends and thank you to the faithful of this event!

Press Briefing Exhibition “They walk with you”

November 25, 2018 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At a press briefing on Friday, November 23, the Tourist Office Terres de Nacre and the Juno Beach Centre were pleased to present the project for the new outdoor exhibition entitled “They Walk With You”. A smaller version of the future outdoor exhibition display was presented to the elected officials and representatives of the communes...