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enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021
enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021

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September 22, 2019
Dad was a welder who worked in a small town in Nova Scotia on the Atlantic Ocean, heading a crew who repaired damage done to ships crossing the Atlantic with troops and supplies.
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Lieutenants William Edward O’Donnell and Wolf William Solkin of the Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C., helped liberate Holland in 1945. My dear friend, Lt. (Ret’d) Wolf Wm Solkin is in his 97th year and resides at Ste. Anne’s Hospital in Quebec. As Wolf no longer has a garden to tend to, I will be planting these Royal...
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It was 75 years ago that Canadian forces liberated the Netherlands from the Nazis. The Dutch ambassador was in St. John’s on Saturday to help plant tulip bulbs at Government House to honour the anniversary. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports. By: Ben Cleary NTV Read Full Article
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Newfoundland and Labrador has been given 750 tulip bulbs from the Netherlands in appreciation of the role Canadians played in ending the Second World War. Dutch ambassador Henk van der Zwan was in St. John’s on Saturday afternoon to present the flowers to Lt.-Gov. Judy Foote as part of celebrations for the upcoming ​​​75th anniversary of the...
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My uncle John was with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry during World War II and participated in the liberation of Holland. He felt a close connection with the people of Holland for the rest of his life and visited when he was able.
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My late Dad was a WWII veteran who helped to liberate Holland from the Nazi. Like many veterans he came home and never spoke too much about what he experienced during his years fighting the war. It was such a wonderful experience he had when he returned with his two sons for the 60th Anniversary...
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Navigator,Lancaster Bomber R.A.F. Squadron 626, Wickenby, England Killed October 14,1944 during a raid over Duisburg, Germany
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Leo was a small boy in Holland when Canadian soldiers came through there to help liberate his country. Some of the soldiers gave chocolate to the children. A rare wartime treat. Leo never forgot that act of kindness. He later moved to Nova Scotia with his wife Rina . Their son Michael married my daughter...
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Ernest Garber was my godfather. He came home on leave in 1942 the photograph is enclosed. He subsequently landed on Juno Beach at St. Aubin-Sur-Mer. He was fatally wounded in the fierce battle to take Carpiquet from the Hitlerjugund, July 8th. Age 29. My wife and I visited his grave at Beny-Sur-Mer June 6th 2019...
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Pte. Michael Boss (1924-2008) was an ambulance driver with the Road Canadian Army Medical Corps during 1944/5. He was in Northwestern Europe with the 1st Canadian Army, 1st Division with numerous units including 4th and 7th Field Ambulance and the 21st Army Group. He participated in the liberation of Belgium and Holland and the invasion...
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