Sgt Peter Kowalski and Jonny Canuck, the 1 st Canadian Parachute Battalion's mascot who jumped into Normandy on D-Day with the Battalion. He Was So Eager To Go, He Pulled His Handler Out With Him. (They Both Landed Safely). (Photo: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion Association)

Sgt Peter Kowalski and Jonny Canuck, the Canadian Parachute Battalion's mascot who jumped into Normandy on D-Day with the Battalion. He Was So Eager To Go, He Pulled His Handler Out With Him.

Canadian soldiers with a Nazi German flag which they captured during the Battle of Normandy

[Photo] Canadian troops posing with a captured German flag, near Hautmesnil, France, 10 Aug note Sten gun and Lee-Enfield rifle

First world war -- Canadian soldiers in trenches.  My father fought in the second World War - where they also dug trenches.  War is hell.

First world war -- Canadian soldiers in trenches. My father fought in the second World War - where they also dug trenches. War is hell.

WWII: Canadian soldier during Battle of Arnhem

The liberation of The Netherlands. Private K. Earl, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 Apr Arnhem (vic), The Netherlands.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge in France, May, 1917.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge in France, May, 1917.

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June (STF/AFP/Getty Images)

WWI, Feb 1918; Two Canadian soldiers within 200 yards of Heine's front line in Lens reading the Canadian Daily Record. -Library and Archives Canada.

WWI, Feb 1918; Two Canadian soldiers within 200 yards of Heine's front line in Lens reading the Canadian Daily Record. -Library and Archives Canada.

Canadian Soldiers at Bernières-sur-Mer Juno Beach June 6 1944

Canadian Soldiers at Bernières-sur-Mer Juno Beach June 6 1944

Canadian soldiers have been in Afghanistan since December 2001.

Canadian soldiers have been in Afghanistan since December holding the Canadian flag.

Canadian soldiers pose for the camera in Delfzjil, Netherlands....the one on the right is a Bren Gunner.

Canadian soldiers pose for the camera in Delfzjil, Netherlands.the one on the right is a Bren Gunner.

"Wait for Me, Daddy" - One of the most famous Canadian photographs of WWII.

1940 Province newspaper photographer Claude Dettloff took his famous “Wait For Me, Daddy” photo as soldiers marched down Eighth Street to board a waiting boat.

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