Canadian troops on Juno Beach near Berniers-Sur-Mer; Normandy, France - 6 June 1944
Troops of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division landing from Landing Craft, Infantry 299 of the 262nd Flotilla on Juno Beach - 6 June 1944
Invasion craft carrying Canadian troops en route to the Juno sector of Normandy - 6 June 1944
Canadian troops in front of a house along the Normandy beaches in the Juno Sector; Berniers-Sur-Mer, France - June 1944
Highland Light Infantry of Canada examine the wreckage of a landing ship, infantry (LSI) in which they came ashore during the invasion on Juno Beach - 6 June 1944
Reinforcements going ashore from a landing craft assault (LCA) from H.M.C.S. Prince Henry off the Normandy bridgehead; Juno Beach - 6 June 1944
Troops of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade landing from LCI(L) 125 of the 3rd Canadian (264th RN) Flotilla on ’Nan White’ Beach of the Juno sector - 6 June 1944.
German prisoners before their transport by LCT to England from Juno Beach - 6 June 1944
Wounded Canadian soldiers awaiting transport to a casualty clearing station on Juno Beach - 6 June 1944
Canadian troops going ashore on Juno Beach. These men are most likely members of the Queen’s Own Rifles as they were assigned to secure the area of Berniers-Sur-Mer during the D-Day operations; Berniers-Sur-Mer, France - 6 June 1944
German prisoners captured by Canadian troops on Juno Beach near Berniers-Sur-Mer - 6 June 1944
Detailed map of the Canadian forces at the Juno Beach landings. Note how it depicts the objectives that were assigned to the Canadians. Eleven miles inland was the Carpiquet Airfield, an area that the Canadian forces were assigned to penetrate after the successful securing of the Juno sector of Normandy - 6 June 1944
Canadian troops landing on the Juno sector of the Normandy beaches - 6 June 1944
Juno was ultimately the responsibility of the Canadians to secure. The objectives were to establish a beachhead between Courseuilles and St-Aubin-Sur-Mer, a five-mile distance, push through the gap between Bayeux and Caen, and to eventually arrive at Carpiquet airfield eleven miles inland.