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D-Day Conneaut, Ohio, in 2015

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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)
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    D-Day re-enactment, Conneaut, Ohio, 2015 - photographed by Martin Merrette (Rolleiflex)

I am a member of a re-enacting group called la société d’histoire In Memoriam in Quebec. In 2014 we decided to participate as soldiers of the Régiment de la Chaudière at the annual D day event in Conneaut, Ohio, USA. This event has taken place every year since 1999. During the event we represent military camps in England before D-day and at the end of the weekend, we recreate the landing of allied troops on the beaches of Normandie. It was an amazing experience with more than 2000 re-enactors from all over North America. For the 2015 event I wanted to do something different. I looked at all the different corps and units of…

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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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