q. What is Project ‘44?

A.  An online commemoration project set to launch this summer for the 75th anniversary of the DDay landings. The website will combine basemaps, unit positions, and war diaries into an online experience focused on the First Canadian Army in Normandy. 


Q. What is the Canadian Research and Mapping Association?

A. The Canadian Research and Mapping Association (CRMA) is a not for profit organization specializing in digital preservation, collection management systems, and mapping military history. 


Q. how are the funds raised through donation used for?

A. Our primary expenses are on building the Database that will allow everyone to easily navigate the digitized content. We also apply the funds raised to developing educational content that will support a vast amount of curriculum’s with sourced documents from a National collection.


Q. how can I participate and what can i expect as a volunteer?

A. We are a growing organization with a network developing coast to coast. Support is needed in a variety of areas please email info@project44.ca to express your interest in volunteering.

Q. Are you just mapping the canadian army and its content?

  1. While the first Canadian Army is our primary focus, we will also be mapping the RCAF and RCN participation in the Battle of Normandy.