In Remembrance: The Battle of Ortona 80 Years Out

It's been eight decades since Edmontonians defeated Nazi Germany on the Adriatic coast of Italy in an often unsung yet important battle. This Remembrance Day, we remember their sacrifice.
Ortona Painting
Painted by Gerald Trottier in 1945, this eight-foot by 48-foot mural hangs in the Atrium of the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre in Edmonton. It commemorates the Battle of Ortona, in which 63 Albertans lost theirs lives during the Second World War.
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