Fifty years after being part of the Canadian military forces that helped liberate the Netherlands, Leo Beaulac travelled back to the European country and had a first-hand experience of the deep gratitude felt by its people.
This spring, 25 years after her father’s pilgrimage, Beaulac’s daughter had planned to walk in his footsteps on a 60-kilometre hike over three days that would trace the route her father and other soldiers walked near the end of the Second World War.
By: CBC News
Photo: The Canadian Press
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