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1916: SOMME, 1916, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 18 Nov 16), 1916: BEAUMONT HAMEL, 1903: The Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps is authorized, 1903: The regular component of the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers is authorized: Ubique (Everywhere), 1901: Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians): Preservance, 1867: The Provinces of Canada united under British North America Act
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1940: Hitler issues orders for Operation Sea Lion, 1917: King and Queen attend service at Westminster Abbey for jubilee of Canadian Federation, 1904: The Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps is authorized: In Arduis Fidelis, 1853: The Russian Army invades Turkey, beginning the Crimean War
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1976: Operation Thunderbolt - the Israel Defence Force raid on Entebbe to liberate hi-jack hostages, 1941: Stalin orders "scorched earth" policy, 1905: The South Alberta Light Horse: Semper Alacer, 1905: The Saskatchewan Dragoons: Esprit d'Initiative, 1905: The Royal Regina Rifles: Celler et Audax (Swift and bold), 1905: The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment: Inter Pericula Intrepedi (Fearless in the face of danger), 1868: Stromont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders: Dileas Gu Bas (Faithful unto death)
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1945: Four-power occupation of Berlin takes effect, 1944: Canadians capture Carpiquet, 1944: CAEN, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 18 July 44), 1944: AREZZO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 17 July 44)
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1945: Philippines declared liberated, 1943: Germans launch Operation Zitadelle to eliminate the Kursk salient, 1900: VC won by Sgt Arthur Herbert Lindsay Richardson, Strathcona's Horse, Wolve Spruit, Standerton
» 6 - Week 28
1923: The USSR formally constituted, 1917: Second reading of the Conscription Bill in Canada - carried, 1915: The British Government accepts an offer of an Imperial Contingent from South Africa
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1937: Fighting between Japanese and Chinese troops marks the start of the Sino-Japanese War (Marco Polo Bridge incident, Lukouchiao)
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1944: THE ORNE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 9 July 44), 1944: Operation Charnwood, frontal assault on Caen begins (Caen taken 9-10 July 43), 1944: Battle of Buron - Highland Light Infantry Despite their terrible losses, the Highland Light Infantry are proud of their first major action. Eleven soldiers were decorated for various acts of valour and inspired leadership, and Buron is eventually added to the regiments battle honours. The RHF of C holds an annual officers mess dinner in honour., 1919: The RCR deploy from the Halifax Garrison in Aid of the Civil Power to Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, 1915: Order in Council passed to increase Canadian Expeditionary Force to 150,000 men
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1944: Caen captured by the Allies, 1943: LANDING IN SICILY, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 12 July 43)
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1943: Allied landing at Pachino, 1917: Official statement gives British captures on all fronts since beginning of World War I as 117,772 prisoners and 759 guns
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1938: Japanese and Soviet troops clash
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1943: Mass tank battle at Prokhorovka, near Kursk
» 13 - Week 29
1943: Germans Operation Zitadelle (Kursk salient) ends, 1855: Lieutenant G.D.Dowell. Royal Marine Artillery, awarded the Victoria Cross, Baltic
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1916: BATTLE OF BAZENTIN RIDGE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 17 July 16)
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1943: GRAMMICHELE, 1918: World War I: Second Battle of the Marne - The battle begins near the River Marne with a German attack, 1410: Battle of Grunwald, allied forces of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeat the army of the Teutonic Order.
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1945: First atomic bomb explosion carried out in New Mexico
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1936: Outbreak of the Spanish Civil War
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1944: BOURGEBUS RIDGE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 25 July 44), 1936: Spanish Civil War Begins
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1944: ST. ANDRE-SUR-ORNE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 23 July 44), 1940: Hitler's final peace appeal - "a last appeal to reason" - in speach to Reichstag
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1943: ASSORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 22 July 43), 1916: Attack at FROMELLES
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1943: LEONFORTE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 22 July 43), 1900: The Algonquin Regiment: Ne-Kah-Ne-Tah (We lead, others follow)
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1944: MALTOT, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 23 July 44), 1940: SOE (Special Operations Executive) created in London to aid European resistance
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1916: POZIERES, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Sept 16)
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1953: THE SAMICHON, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 26 July 53), 1943: AGIRA, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 28 July 43), 1704: Capture of Gibraltar, the only Battle Honour on the Royal Marines Arms
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1944: VERRIERES RIDGE-TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE, 1814: Battle of Lundy's Lane, bloodiest battle ever fought in Canada
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1915: Canada has recruited 140,000, 1758: Drocour surrenders Louisburg to the British
» 27 - Week 31
1953: The Korean armistice signed
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1944: First use of German Mel63 rocket fighter, 1943: REGALBUTO, effective dates for battle honour begin (29 July - 3 Aug 43), 1917: Royal Warrant authorize formation of the "Tank Corps"
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1943: ADRANO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Aug 43)
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1945: US heavy cruiser Indianapolis sunk by Japanese submarine after delivering atomic bomb parts to Saipan - last major Allied ship to be lost, 1941: Hitler halts advance on Moscow
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1917: YPRES, 1917, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 10 Nov 17)