On June 6th 1944, a combined force of American, British and Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. The Allied invasion of occupied France was a turning point in the war against Hitler's Germany. From a tactical view, Canada's role was limited; strategically, it was pivotal. Canada's infantry and armored regiments were thrown against Germany's elite troops and tank divisions. The price they paid was enormous. Written by
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Requiem, Opus 84
Written by Gabriel Fauré
Performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Boy Soprano: Aled Jones See more