This tweet highlights an important point I’ve been making for quite some time. Canada is literally written out of the Battle of #Ortona. While I’m pretty sure this was completely unintentional, it raises the fact that Canadians can’t rely on others to tell our stories. #history
#OTD in 1945, the 11th Infantry Brigade of the @5CdnDiv_5DivCA, took up positions on the frontline in Italy. They held the coastal end of the Eighth Army's 50-mile front between #Ortona and the Riccio River. Patrols began immediately upon entering the line. #WorldWar2
You know the line!
Private Edmund Arsenault of The West Nova Scotia Regiment aiming a PIAT anti-tank weapon from a slit trench near #Ortona, Italy, 10 January 1944. #worldwar2#history
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