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February 21

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1796:

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


1916:

The battle of Verdun begins


1919:

PPCLI presented with Wreath of Laurel by Lady Patricia Ramsey at Bramshot Camp, England


1945:

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.


1951:

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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734 Comm Sqn
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734 (Regina) Communication Squadron


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Today in Military History

February 20



1944:

Ferry carrying heavy water destroyed by Norwegian resistance


1953:

St. Edward's Crown adopted for all epaulettes, badges and buttons.


1959:

Prime Minister John Diefenbaker announces the cancellation of the Avro Arrow project, despite claims of the Arrow being the best modern interceptor in the world. At about the same time, at Avro's headquarters in Malton, Ontario, the company announce




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