Nor­mandy Land­ings re­mem­bered in Len­noxville

Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE - Vic­to­ria Vanier, Len­noxville

Last Sun­day, mem­bers of the Army Navy Air Force Unit no. 318 held a spe­cial cer­e­mony to com­mem­o­rate the Nor­mandy Land­ings of the Sec­ond World War. The Nor­mandy Land­ings, which were code-named Op­er­a­tion Nep­tune, took place on June 6th, 1944, also known as D-Day. It was the largest seaborne in­va­sion in his­tory, ini­ti­at­ing the lib­er­a­tion of western Europe, and 5,500 Cana­dian men and women died in the op­er­a­tion. The cer­e­mony took place in Len­noxville’s Civic Park.

Pho­tos Stanstead Jour­nal

Lo­cal Vet­er­ans and res­i­dents came out to a spe­cial cer­e­mony in Len­noxville, last Sun­day, to com­mem­o­rate the Nor­mandy Land­ings of the Sec­ond World War.

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