May 5th 1945 Liberation Day – Netherlands !

May 5th 1945 Liberation Day – Netherlands !

On this day in 1945 – May 5th, The Netherlands Liberation Day! 12th Field Regiment War Diaries, May 4th 1945 read : At 1400 hrs we heard that AURICH, had surrendered and so the move was cancelled. At 2000 hrs we heard the good news about the German surrender and...
Join us for the Premier November 15th

Join us for the Premier November 15th

The Palmerston Heritage Museum presents the PREMIER by the 70th for the 12th Field Committee The story of  Canada’s Phantom Regiment & The Liberation of the Netherlands 12th Field Royal Canadian Artillery  1940-45 UBIQUE World War II Documentary of a...
Operations Overlord Normandy France

Operations Overlord Normandy France

Operations Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. Excerpt from the book ” Into Action with the 12th Field – Lt. Col. T. J. Bell...
Into Action with the 12th Field – Intro

Into Action with the 12th Field – Intro

The history of the 12th Canadian Field Regiment, RCA begins the first week of September 1940 although the Batteries forming it were mobilized the end of May the same year. Its history really goes back much further since the four Batteries originally included in the...