The Liberation of Leeuwarden – 1945

In the spring of 1945, the Regiment was transferred from Italy to North West Europe where it joined 2nd Canadian Corps in forming 1st Canadian Army for the liberation of…

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Dragoons & the Liberation of North West Europe

Dragoons & the Liberation of North West Europe interactive map

April 15th, 2022 is the 77th anniversary of the Liberation of Leeuwarden. To commemorate this event, Project ‘44 has made a story map covering the last 30 days of combat for the Dragoons as they helped to Liberate NW Europe. The individual squadron movements were recreated from the RCD’s own maps in their war diary.

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