STORIES TAGGED: WWII

  • Category: Home

    My return to Canada

    The H.M.C.S. Haida had come home. I was seeing Canada for the first time after four years absence.

  • Category: Other

    The tribute to the Unknown Soldier

    There aren't any words to describe the impact that day had on my life.

  • Category: Other

    Remembrance Day

    Thank you Grandpa and Canada for teaching me to never forget.

  • Category: Travel

    A Day in France

    He paused for a second and then said "Canadians died here."

  • Category: Travel

    Wearing a maple leaf pin in Amsterdam

    Shortly after our arrival, we found ourselves in the midst of a violent student revolt

  • Category: Travel

    Experiencing true appreciation for Canadians in the Netherlands and France

    I thought that my proudest moments were watching two of our athletes win gold

  • Category: Travel

    A salute to Canada

    In unison the three of them stood up and saluted me

  • Category: Culture

    Learning about Canada in Grade 10 History class

    I was inspired to learn about the way thousands of Canadian soldiers went through the streets of Holland

  • Category: Other

    Being treated well in Holland

    Tears still well up when I recall this story

  • Category: Travel

    Memories of Normandy

    With tearful eyes, she divulged that one soldier in particular did come back once

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