Battle of DunkirkCanada ,United Kingdom, France, Belgium vs Germany. Casualties: Allies; 11,000. Germany; 25,000.
The War Office made the decision to evacuate British forces on the 25th of May. In the nine days from 27 May-4 June, 338,226 men escaped, including 139,997 French, Polish and Belgian troops, together with a small number of Dutch soldiers, aboard 861 vessels.
Battle of Hong KongBritish Hong Kong, British India, and Canada vs. Japan
United Kindgdom -1559 dead
Japan won by forfeit
It was in this battle that Canadian soldiers first committed to battle during the Second World War.
The Dieppe RaidCanada, United States, United Kingdom vs. Nazi Germany
Canada- 907 dead
Germany - 312 dead
The allied forces ended up retreating.
The reason of the raid is still unknown. No major objectives of the raid were accomplished.
AgiraCanada, United States vs Nazi Germany
Canada - 54 dead
Rest - ?
Ended in a Canadian victory
Canada was moving in 200 meters every 2 minutes. And were pushing Germany back until they caputured Agira.
Landing in SicilyUntied Kingdom, United States, Canada vs. Nazi Germany and Italy
5837 total dead Canadians
20000 casulties for Germany
The Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky was one major battle in WWII. where the allied forces took Sicily from Italy and Germany.
AdranoCanada , United States vs. Germany
Canada - ?
Adrano was a battle Canadian regiments that fought near that town during the Battle of Sicily. There were many battles fought in Adrano but the Allied forces eventually toook the town.
Troina ValleyCanada, United States vs Germany
Troina Valley was part of the invasion of Sicily. It was just on of the many different battles that took place in Sicily
KiskaCanada, United States vs Japanese, Geremy
Canada - ?
Japan and Germany - ?
Landing at ReggioCanada, United States, Britian, vs Italy, Germany
Canada - 9 casulties
Many days of naval and air bombing preceded the landing, with additional guns firing from across the Strait on Sicily in the final hours. While heavy smoke from the bombardment made navigation difficult for the West Novas, They found opposition weak and objectives quickly taken.
The RhineCanada, United States vs Germany
5000 ally casulties
5000 axis casulties
5600 German prisoners
It was the first major German city to face invasion, Hitler ordered that the city be held at all costs. Even with these orders the Allies still captured the city.