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D-Day - Juno Beach, Bernieres-sur-Mer (Overlay II)

D-Day - Juno Beach, Bernieres-sur-Mer (Overlay II)

Le Régiment de la Chaudière was formed following the fusion of the Regiments of Dorchester and Beauce on the 15th of December, 1936. The regiment was sent to England in August 1941, but would see no action until the D-Day landings of June 1944. Le Régiment de la Chaudière came ashore at Bernières-sur-Mer after The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, surprising the locals who hadn't expected to find f...
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D-Day - Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer

D-Day - Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer

The breakthrough of the Canadians on Juno Beach

Juno Beach stretched from Ver-sur-Mer to Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, it was the landing area of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division under General Keller. In Courseulles-sur-Mer the Germans had fortified the mouth of the river Seulles. On 6 June 1944, at 7:45 am the amphibious tanks of the 1st Hussars were launched in the ocean three kilome...
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D-Day Landings at Juno Beach

D-Day Landings at Juno Beach

Juno Beach was one of the five main landing sites of the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. The 3rd Canadian Division...
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D-Day - Juno Beach at 12 June 1944

D-Day - Juno Beach at 12 June 1944

Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...
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JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

JUNO Beach - Nan Green, Courseulles-sur-Mer - May 1944

Overhead aerial of 'Nan Green' Beach JUNO Area and Strongpoint 9785, (Widerstandsnest 29) east of the River Seulles at Courseulles-sur-Mer. This position was defended by 6th Company of the German 736th Grenadier Regiment, and was captured by the Regina Rifles and the 1st Hussars of 7th Canadian Brigade, after heavy fighting on 6 June. Note the scattered stakes and 'Hedgehog' obstacles on the be...
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Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay

Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay

Juno Beach - Berniere-sur-Mer 1945 Overlay
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D-Day at Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

D-Day at Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

The aerial photo shows the sectors Nan Green and Nan White at the canadian landing beach.

Juno is the codename for the beach assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Right in the middle of the britsh sector, between Gold to the west and Sword to the east, this beach is 7km long and located between the villages of Graye-sur-Mer and St-Aubin-sur-Mer.

The coa...
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Gold Beach I (Overlay)

Gold Beach I (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Gold Beach during D-Day.

Gold Beach was the Allied codename for the centre invasion beach during the World War II Allied invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. It lay between Omaha Beach and Juno Beach, was 8km wide and divided into four sectors. From West to East they were How, Item, Jig, and King.

The grim task of invading Gold Be...
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Juno Beach (Overlay)

Juno Beach (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Juno Beach made during D-Day over Courseulles-sur-Mer.

Juno was the second most heavily defended of the five landing sites chosen, after the more famous Omaha Beach. General Richter was in charge of the 716th Division guarding the beach, with 11 heavy batteries of 155 mm guns and 9 medium batteries of 75 mm guns at his disposal. Additionally, p...
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D-Day - Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

D-Day - Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer

The special tanks opened a breach in the Atlantic Wall

On 6 June 1944, the North Shore Regiment of the 5th Canadian Brigade landed in Normandy on Juno Beach. They fought against a regiment of the 716th German Infantry Division. The Company A progression was easy west of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer while the Company B hit many obstacles. The support of the Fort Garry Horse amphibious tan...
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Omaha Beach (Overlay)

Omaha Beach (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).

Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
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Utah Beach Overlay

Utah Beach Overlay

Higher resolution overlay of Utah Beach, Normandy
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