Sunday, 21 Aug 2011 (1 photo)

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The very last three cadets heading home... the camp is quiet now... (VACSTC/Wayne Emde)

 

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Today's weather: Max Temp. 31c Min Temp. 15c sunny and warm


This day in Canadian Military History...

21 August 1686
100 Canadian raiders make a dawn attack on the English trading post at Ft. Hayes (on James Bay). The garrison of 16 men, still in their nightshirts, surrenders.



21 August 1749
Edward Cornwallis lands at Chebucto and begins to build a settlement named for its sponsor, Lord Halifax.



21 August 1952

The Royal Canadian Regiment sends out a raiding party against the Chinese position on Hill 133 in Korea. As the men approach the objective, charges set by the defenders are detonated, killing one man and wounding twenty-two others.