The Battle of the Atlantic – The Second World War – History – Remembrance

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.


Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was Canada’s longest military engagement of the Second World War, lasting from September 1939 to May 1945. This battle was bravely fought by the men and women of the Canadian Merchant Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force. More than 4,600 courageous service men and women lost their lives at sea.

To read more, visit http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/battle-atlantic

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