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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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John Graves Simcoe proposed the "military street'' as a strategic route to help protect Upper Canada from American invasion. We know it as the longest street in the world, Toronto's Yonge Street, whose completion was announced today in history
The battle of Verdun begins
PPCLI presented with Wreath of Laurel by Lady Patricia Ramsey at Bramshot Camp, England
German resistance in Moyland Wood collapses after a week of fighting. The next objective for 1st Canadian Army will be the defences in the forests of the Hochwald.
A nine-man patrol from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry comes under fire in Korea. They are the first Canadian troops to be fired upon by the enemy in this United Nations "police action". No casualties are reported.
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