Legion Decoration Day recalls D-Day

Members of the Melville Legion colour party stand at attention as O Canada is played at the Decoration Day service in the Melville Cemetery on June 2. The service also recognized the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy that took place on June 6, 1944. Photo by George Brown

Canada leads the charge For a world gripped in fear and oppression by Nazi Germany, the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 was the beginning of the end of the Second World War. Just 11 months later, Allied Forces would declare Victory in Europe, and three months after that, Victory…