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Preparing the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division for the Normandy Campaign, 1942-1944

By Caroline D’Amours On 6 June 1944, the units of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division successfully completed one of the most challenging military operations of the Second World War: building the bridgehead on Juno Beach from which allied troops could gain a foothold on continental Europe. As historian Marc Milner recently noted, in the days following the 3rd Canadian Infantry… Read more »