75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
Reception Date: 
Jun 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, nearly 150,000 Allied troops participated in the invasion of Normandy, France, including 14,000 Canadians at Juno Beach. This exhibit honours the 75th anniversary of D-Day and recognizes the pivotal role of Canadians in the campaign. Particular focus will be on the servicemen from the Okotoks area and their contributions.

Additional stories and artifacts from World War II will round out this exhibit. 

 

Photo credit: Gilbert Alexander Milne | Canada Department of National Defence | Library and Archives Canada | PA-122765 (Veterans Affairs Canada)

Museum Event
Educational, Free