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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
Allied forces are advancing on Italian town of Ortona- a vital deep water port that's been turned into a German fortress.
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WMichaelPatience retweeted
#CanadaRemembers K/21029 Pte John G. Forrester who died on Dec. 29th, 1943 #Ortona
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NewCaps2021 retweeted
#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
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#LeIDEE L’intervista. Tommaso Bernabeo, il teatro e la complessità del male. Le riflessioni di un attore che ama Macbeth e scruta il buio tra le stelle. notiziedabruzzo.it/spettacol…
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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 LAC Item ID number:3222597
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