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‘I didn’t know what it was to be afraid’: WWII veterans share their most vivid memories

Last year, veterans at Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country told Maclean’s about their experiences at war
World War II veteran Alvin J. Auton, 96, poses in Parade Square following the Remembrance Day ceremony in Halifax on Monday, November 11, 2019.
World War II veteran Alvin J. Auton, 96, poses in Parade Square following the Remembrance Day ceremony in Halifax on Monday, November 11, 2019. Darren Calabrese

These interviews were done on November 11, 2019, at Remembrance Day ceremonies in Halifax, Ottawa and Winnipeg.

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