Remembrance Day is a time for Regina residents to honour those who fought and are still fighting to keep Canada free.
Events are taking place in the Queen City to honour veterans like Harold Hague, who served in the Second World War.
Hague first joined the Regina Rifles when he was 15 or 16 years old, and then served in the Navy for four-and-a-half years.
“I spent three-and-a-half years on the high seas in the battle of the Atlantic,” Hague told the 980 CJME Greg Morgan Morning Show.
He said during D-Day, he was in a group tasked with sweeping for mines on beaches.
“Omaha Beach, it was really tough, they were all tough really, but that was really bad,” Hague said.
He said the entire invasion was something to behold.
“I was on the ship on the bridge pretty well on the first hours of going into the shore and looking back on the horizon as far as I could see was ships after ships, hundreds of ships,” Hague said.
Along with all the ships, Hague said there were “layers upon layers” of aircrafts in the sky.
“I never thought we would get out of it alive.”
But Hague survived the war and is one of the remaining veterans from the Second World War.
He was honoured this year by becoming one of the first people to don a poppy this year.