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70th Anniversary D Day, JUNE 6th, 2014

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JUNE 6th, 2014 Speech by Charles N. Ross To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of D Day and the Normandy Invasion, I have posted a video excerpt of an interview with retired Sgt. Chuck Ross, former Combat Cameraman of the Canadian Army Film Unit, reading from his speech that he shared on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of D-Day, at the Edmonton Legislature in June 2005: Below is the transcript from the speech; “As dawn broke over the Normandy shore, the greatest combined operations the world had ever seen had begun. It was June the 6th, 1944. D-Day. The Air Force had already attacked forward and rear bridges and strong…

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CFPU Combat Cameramen

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PHOTO ABOVE: Colour photograph of the Canadian Film & Photo Unit. Copyright belongs to the Crown ; Credit: Canada. Department of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / ecopy After years of research, and demand, I am posting a list of the names of the combat cameramen, both cine and stills from the Canadian Film and Photo Unit 1941-1946. I wish to credit Norman Quick, who supplied me with lists of names from the CFPU reunions that had been held in the past, (Victoria – 1986, Ottawa – 1988, Toronto – 1990, and Edmonton – 1992), and for his personal insight into the history and structure of the Public…

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