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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.