Canada in the Second World War


Canadian Army units in the Normandy landings

Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Canadian Artillery
Canadian Infantry Corps


3rd Infantry Division
  o 7th Reconnaissance Regiment (17th Duke of York’s Royal Canadian Hussars)
  o 7th Infantry Brigade
    •   Royal Winnipeg Rifles
    •   Regina Rifle Regiment
    •   1st battalion, Canadian Scottish Regiment
  o 8th Infantry Brigade
    •   Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada
•   Régiment de la Chaudière
    •   North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
  o 9th Infantry Brigade
•   Highland Light Infantry of Canada
    •   Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
    •   North Nova Scotia Highlanders
o Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Machine Gun)
o 12th Field Regiment
o 13th Field Regiment
o 14th Field Regiment
o 19th Field Regiment
o 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment
o 4th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
2nd Armoured Brigade
  o 6th Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars)
  o 10th Armoured Regiment (Fort Garry Horse)
  o 27th Armoured Regiment (Fusiliers de Sherbrooke)
1st Canadian Parachute Battalion (operated under 6th British Airborne Division)
Supporting units from the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.