We’ve recently updated our Shopify store in Canada with some of these great products below! Click on the links to go straight to the store. All proceeds support the Juno Beach Centre.
D-Day Map – A Great Stocking Stuffer
This bilingual foldout map shows the Canadian advance on D-Day (6 June 1944) and D+1 (7 June) on one side. The opposite side is a reproduction of a Defence Overprint map dated 12 May 1944. This map was issued to Canadian soldiers landing on Juno to let them know what German defences (bunkers, machine guns, barbed wire, mines, etc.) to expect.
It also features aerial reconnaissance photographs and original colour images taken of Juno Beach on the day of the operation.
A must-have for anyone interested in the history of Juno Beach that makes a great stocking stuffer!
D-Day 75th Anniversary Ceramic Mug – Perfect for Your Favourite Hot Beverage
This unique mug features an original colour image of Canadian troops landing on Juno Beach at Bernières-sur-Mer on D-Day (6 June 1944). The artist has added Royal Canadian Air Force Typhoon fighter-bombers screaming by overhead.
This microwave and dishwasher-safe mug holds 15 ounces of your favourite hot beverage. Perfect for your Christmas hot chocolate or morning coffee.
Poppy Christmas Ornament with Storage Case – Deck the Halls and Remember!
Christmas is a time for remembering family both past and present. Relatives gather to celebrate joyful traditions like decorating the tree. This glass Poppy Ornament, designed by artist Karen Taylor, is a small detail that can carry the tradition of Remembrance from one generation to the next. Hang one on your tree and tell a youngster about whom you’re remembering. Sometimes it is the little things that have the most impact.
3” Glass Poppy Ornament with deluxe storage case.
During the cold winter months, it is always important to bundle up! So why not do so with our Poppy Scarf or Toque? It is styled in a knitted pattern and sport a matching red, with grey trim appearance. Scarf or Toque features a felt Poppy securely sewn onto the grey knit.
The Canadian Battlefields in Normandy: A Visitor’s Guide by Terry Copp and Mike Bechthold – A Must-Have for any Canadian Trip to France!
This revised edition of the bestselling guidebook by one of Canada’s foremost military historians brings the Normandy campaign to life with never-before-seen colour photographs. Full-colour maps and updated text transport the reader back to the summer of 1944. This guide is essential reading for any Canadian who is contemplating a trip to France.
Spitfire Puzzle – Piece Together Your Own Classic Warbird!
This 1,000-piece puzzle features the best-selling aviation art print in history, Barrie A.F. Clark’s ‘Spitfire’. Painted in 1976, the print features a Supermarine Spitfire Vb in the colours of 243 Squadron Royal Air Force. Did you know that 60% of RCAF aircrew overseas served in RAF squadrons at one time or another between 1939-1945?
Strong high-quality puzzle pieces. Made from recycled board and printed with vegetable-based ink. This superior quality puzzle will delight and educate all at the same time
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