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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 20, 2014

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Soldiers Struck by Car in Saint-Jean

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20 October 14 at 21:09

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 19, 2014

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19 October 14 at 20:30

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 16, 2014

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  • “10 things you didn’t know were World War I memorials — When we think of war memorials, we picture cenotaphs, statues of angels and soldiers, but after the First World War, communities searched for original ways to honour their fallen citizens. Some took the traditional route, while others came up with other methods to memorialize the dead ….”

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16 October 14 at 21:45

MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 15, 2014

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 14, 2014

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  • “HMCS Toronto participates in Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION  — Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto joins Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION today as part of her Operation REASSURANCE NATO deployment in response to Russia’s aggressive military actions against Ukraine.  Toronto and other Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) warships will conduct Task Force training exercises and force integration activities in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea regions from October 13-26 ….”

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 13, 2014

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  • “Operation Overlord Escort — Seventy years ago, Canadian, British and American troops were pushing across Belgium, Holland and the remnants of occupied France, with the Germans backed up to the Fatherland. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were so positive about the outcome that they were meeting at the Château Frontenac in Québec City, Quebec, to discuss the strategy for the defeat of Japan. 
 The Germans may have been reeling backward, but they were far, far from done. There was half a year of dying still to be done and much of Germany to be destroyed. Soon, Canadian ground forces and their Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) counterparts were beginning a sweep through Holland. Hawker Typhoon pilots of the RCAF and the Royal Air Force (RAF) were as much a part of this massive and deadly ground war as a mortar or machine gun team on the ground ….”

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MILNEWS.ca News Highlights – October 12, 2014

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