Sgt Peter Kowalski and Jonny Canuck, the 1 st Canadian Parachute Battalion's mascot who jumped into Normandy on D-Day with the Battalion. He Was So Eager To Go, He Pulled His Handler Out With Him. (They Both Landed Safely). (Photo: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion Association)

Sgt Peter Kowalski and Jonny Canuck, the Canadian Parachute Battalion's mascot who jumped into Normandy on D-Day with the Battalion. He Was So Eager To Go, He Pulled His Handler Out With Him.

WWII: Canadian soldier during Battle of Arnhem

The liberation of The Netherlands. Private K. Earl, of the Perth Regiment, stops for a rest in the forest north of Arnhem, as the 5 Canadian Division advances. 15 Apr Arnhem (vic), The Netherlands.

Canadian soldiers with a Nazi German flag which they captured during the Battle of Normandy

[Photo] Canadian troops posing with a captured German flag, near Hautmesnil, France, 10 Aug note Sten gun and Lee-Enfield rifle

First world war -- Canadian soldiers in trenches.  My father fought in the second World War - where they also dug trenches.  War is hell.

First world war -- Canadian soldiers in trenches. My father fought in the second World War - where they also dug trenches. War is hell.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge in France, May, 1917.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge in France, May, 1917.

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June (STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Oleg of the Glacier ; Oleg of the Glacier, a Samoyed, on a patrol with one of the Canadian soldiers who had adopted him as a mascot. (1941)

The 26 Most Badass Animals From World War II

Oleg of the Glacier, a Cruft's prize winning Samoyed, with one of the Canadian soldiers who have adopted the dog as a mascot. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)

Canadian soldiers have been in Afghanistan since December 2001.

Canadian soldiers have been in Afghanistan since December holding the Canadian flag.

A Canadian soldier kisses his daughter goodbye before going off to war. Quebec.  1914.

A Canadian Expeditionary Force soldier kisses his daughter goodbye before shipping off to WWI - Gaspé Harbour, Quebec, 1914

Canadian soldiers pose for the camera in Delfzjil, Netherlands....the one on the right is a Bren Gunner.

Canadian soldiers pose for the camera in Delfzjil, Netherlands.the one on the right is a Bren Gunner.

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