On 6 June 1944, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada landed on Nan White beach at Bernieres-sur-mer, France. With A and B Companies lead by Brothers Majors E. Dalton and C. Dalton the Regiment landed first taking the town and advanced inland and was the only allied unit to hold its D-Day objective. With its Objective held the Regiment dug in and waited for the counter attack. At the end of the day the Regiment took 61 KIA and Six Officers and sixty-nine other ranks wounded.
The Queen's Own Rifles
This portrait is part of a series entitled “Storming Juno”.
• It is an open edition and printed on water colour paper using archival inks.
• The size is 12”x18” (for easy to find standard framing).
• The print and certificate of authenticity is signed by the artist Silvia Pecota.
• It is packaged in a clear envelope + archival board and shipped flat.