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The Canadian Airborne Regiment
An open parachute between two vertical wings with shroud lines issuant from
a cloud resting between the bases of the wings. At the junction of the
shroud lines and superimposed on the cloud, a single large maple leaf flanked
by two smaller maple leaves on each side; the whole resting upon a riband
scroll inscribed, AIRBORNE - CANADA - AEROPORTE. Wings of scroll in gold
coloured finish. Parachute, clouds and maple leaves in silver colour
Official Abbreviation: CAR
Motto: Ex Coelis (From the clouds)
Battle Honours (12)
Second World War
ADVANCE TO THE TIBER
MONTE LA DIFFENSA - MONTE LA REMETANEA
North-West Europe, 1944-45
Order of Precedence: N/A
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Quebec surrendered to the British, following Wolfe's victory at the Plain of Abraham on 13 September, sounding the death knell for a French presence in Canada.
Japanese invade Manchuria, occupying Mukden, Changchun and Kirin (Mukden Incident)
SAN FORTUNATO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 20 Sept 44)
Several "Canloan" officers serving with the 1st Air Landing Brigade are killed in the defense of the recently captured bridgehead at Arnheim, Holland.
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