An emotional documentary, Back to Juno follows Henry Greenwood, one of the last living WWII veterans, as he returns to Juno Beach for the first time since D-Day. Courtesy of Air Canada, Henry and members from Ajax Creative flew to France to capture the celebration, the stories, and the emotion behind the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Normandy Campaign.

Touching the sands of normandy once again.

Total Allied casualties on D-Day reached more than 10,000, including

1074

Canadians

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Victory in the Battle of Normandy came at a terrible cost. The Canadians suffered the highest casualties of any divisions in the British Army Group during the campaign. Some 359 Canadian soldiers were killed on D-Day alone, and a total of more than 5,000 of our men would die during the two-and-a-half-months of fighting in Normandy. Most of these fallen heroes lie buried in France in the beautiful Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery and the Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery.

Honouring the past

The stories of war are terrifying but also a reality of the huge sacrifice that our veterans went through. I was truly honoured to have had the opportunity from Air Canada to not only work on my first documentary, but also to have been able to create a friendship with Harry and his family, while paying tribute to the heroes of the past.

- Jared Galley, Director & Founder

Bringing it to life

When preparing the plan for the special effects, I really had to get into the mindset of what the soldiers had experienced and what they actually would've seen that day. Something that I really wanted to emphasize was the historical accuracy of every single element within the scene that we replicated - I wanted it to be real.

- Joel B-Leblanc, Art Director

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