Trip to Normandy

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On June 6th, 1944, “D-Day”, the largest amphibious invasion in history took place, when Allied forces invaded the coast of Normandy. Over 156,000 Allied soldiers landed by sea or air.   In 2014, we were fortunate enough to travel Normandy, … Continued

Trip to Vimy Ridge

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In 2014, we were fortunate enough to visit Vimy Ridge. When struck by the beauty and peacefulness of the area, it’s hard to imagine that 100 years prior, the same fields were a place of death and unimaginable horrors. Here … Continued

Vimy: 100 Years

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At 5:30am on April 9th 1917, four Canadian Divisions, more than 15,000 men, went over the top.  After three days of fighting, and after 3,598 Canadians had been killed and 7,000 wounded, the Canadians had overrun the German positions on … Continued

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