D Day: The First Canadian Parachute Battalion and the Battle for the Village of Varaville

There are so many stories of heroism involved in the massive Operation Overlord, among them the extraordinary story of the little known first Canadian parachute battalion. The lightly armed Canadians were among the first allied soldiers to hit the ground in France on D-Day.

Jun 6, 2022 | 15:17 | Lance Geiger

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