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Canadian D-day veteran, 100, dies day before return to France for anniversary

ICYMI: William Cameron was an anti-aircraft gunner on a ship protecting American barges during the largest amphibious invasion in history

A 100-year old Canadian second world war veteran has died one day before he was to return to France for the 80th anniversary of D-day and the Battle of Normandy.

William Cameron’s death on Sunday was announced on Twitter by Canada’s veterans affairs ministry. He had been scheduled to fly to France as part of a Canadian delegation attending ceremonies this week. Continue reading…

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