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Two typical members of the Canadian Womens Royal Naval Service ("Wrens") in WWII. A signals officer (left) and an Ordinary Sailor (right).

Two typical members of the Canadian Womens Royal Naval Service ("Wrens") in WWII. A signals officer (left) and an Ordinary Sailor (right).

George “Buzz” Beurling, most successful Canadian fighter pilot of WWII.

George “Buzz” Beurling, most successful Canadian fighter pilot of WWII.

Capt John Slattery, 48th Highlanders of Canada

Capt John Slattery, 48th Highlanders of Canada

David ans Goliath. The moment Bob Roberts disarmed a Jakob Nacken, a giant German soldier in Normandy. Bob landed on D-Day at Juno Beach.

David vs. Goliath: Moment a tiny Tommy disarmed a German giant during the Battle of Normandy

David ans Goliath. The moment Bob Roberts disarmed a Jakob Nacken, a giant German soldier in Normandy. Bob landed on D-Day at Juno Beach.

Canadian troops searching German prisoners during the early stages of Operation Totalize. Normandy, France. 8-13 August 1944.

Canadian troops searching German prisoners during the early stages of Operation Totalize. Normandy, France. 8-13 August 1944.

WWII Canadian spitfire pilots (Squadron 416). The pilot in the front, middle is still alive. Has shared with me some remarkable stories.

WWII Canadian spitfire pilots (Squadron 416). The pilot in the front, middle is still alive. Has shared with me some remarkable stories.

John Babcock, Canada’s last World War I veteran, has died at the age of 109. A 16-year-old when he went in search of military glory, Babcock was the last of the 650,000 men and women Canada recruited to serve in the war to end all wars.

John Babcock, Canada’s last World War I veteran, has died at the age of 109. A 16-year-old when he went in search of military glory, Babcock was the last of the 650,000 men and women Canada recruited to serve in the war to end all wars.

Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, Mathews.

[Photo] Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, Mathews

Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, Mathews.

RCAF Leading Aircraftwoman Muriel Almyra North, aged 21, was almost certainly the only woman in the RCAF to die in an air crash while on duty. She was killed with Flight-Sergeant William Hashim when their aircraft crashed near North Battleford, Saskatchewan on September 8, 1944.

RCAF Leading Aircraftwoman Muriel Almyra North, aged 21, was almost certainly the only woman in the RCAF to die in an air crash while on duty. She was killed with Flight-Sergeant William Hashim when their aircraft crashed near North Battleford, Saskatchewan on September 8, 1944.

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