Sunday, 10 July 2011 (4 photos)

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Phoning home... (VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

Staff briefing, Charlie Training Group (VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

Travel weary (VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

At the barber (VACSTC/Capt Debbie Middleton)

 

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Today's weather: Max Temp.  28c  Min Temp. 9c partly cloudy


This day in Canadian Military History...

10 July 1917
The Canadian Corps takes over the front line at Lens and Hill 70 from the British 1st Corps. The Dominion's 1st and 2nd Divisions will assume 4 km of trenches and begin to make preparations to drive the Germans from in front of them.



10 July 1943
Canadian troops take part in the invasion of Sicily. Landing on the south-east tip of the island, the assault battalions from the Seaforth Highlanders and Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry land with little opposition.

 

Cadets Corps formed on this day

10 July 1942
#48 A Coy 1st Bn (Jarvis Collegiate Inst.) affil. with: Queen's Own Rifles; 
B Coy 1st Bn (Riverdale Collegiate Inst.) affil. with: 3 Field Brigade RCA
E, F, G, H Coys 1st Bn (Cen Tech High School) affil. with: 2 Dist Engineers RCE
J Coy 1st Bn (Lawrence Park Coll Inst.) affil. with: 4 Med. Brigade RCA
A Coy 2nd Bn (Parkdale Coll Inst.) affil. with: 3 fd Brigade RCA
E F Coys 2nd Bn (Oakwood Coll Inst.) affil. with: Royal Regt of Canada
H Coy 2nd Bn (Bloor Coll Inst.) affil. with: Queen's York Rangers (MG)
J Coy 2nd Bn (Danforth Tech Sch.) affil. with: 48th Highlanders of Canada
K Coy 2nd Bn (Northern Voca. Sch.) affil. with: Irish Regt of Canada