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D-Day 80

On 6 June 1944, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy (France) to open the way to Germany from the West. Victory in the Normandy campaign would come at a terrible cost. The Canadians suffered the most casualties of any division in the British Army Group.

6 June 2024, marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day.


Learn more and register for commemorative events in both Canada and France in June 2024.

D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Historical information on the Canadians who landed on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944, and helped begin the liberation of Western Europe.

People & stories

Discover the stories of those who served in Normandy on 6 June 1944 and those who have made significant contributions to commemorating the battle.

Heroes Remember D-Day (video)

Watch a video from the Heroes Remember database that gives us a window into the lives of ordinary Canadians who answered the call to serve on D-Day.

Questions and answers

Find answers to common questions about D-Day events and ceremonies in France or Canada.

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