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Afghan memorial opens tomorrow

OTTAWA—The Department of National Defence says its memorial for those killed in Canada's mission in Afghanistan will open to the public tomorrow afternoon.

People who aren't military members, veterans or their families will have to register for visits in advance but will be guided to the memorial in the department's new headquarters in western Ottawa when they arrive.

D-Day joy, hell for civilians told anew with virtual reality

CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where they had been sheltering for weeks since D-Day, amid filth, fleas and the rumble of bombs.