thursday thoughts…on remembrance

today is Canadian Remembrance Day ~

More than 1.1 million Canadians served in the armed forces in the Second World War.

Of these 42,042 members of the Canadian Armed Forces gave their lives, and another 55,000 were wounded,

a heavy price to pay for such a small young nation..

what gratitude is owed by so many for the freedoms enjoyed daily. 

it was difficult to choose which clips to post. 

i was crying with many as the reality of the sacrifices made struck deeply within. 

this first one impressed me with the number of women pictured in their wartime roles. 

the following two are current high school students’ reactions to interviews and honour of

Canadian World War II Heroes celebrated in the Netherlands. 

current responses that inspirit with the viewing. 

thankyou for taking two minutes of silence to honour those who’ve bought our life freedoms with their own lives…

http://www.youtube.com/v/G5Z73N5js4c&hl=en&fs=1

http://www.youtube.com/v/M4U4S-i6a4c&hl=en&fs=1

http://www.youtube.com/v/y7vIfdKwHDk&hl=en&fs=1

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