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March 2011

Lessons Of Carpiquet: Army, Part 93

The battle for Le Mesnil-Patry, which proved so costly for the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada and First Hussars, was part of a larger attempt to expand the Normandy beachhead. The Canadians, with 114 fatal casualties in what the Hussars call their “Charge of the Light Brigade,” were no harder hit than British divisions on either flank. The 51st Highland Division suffered heavy losses in the Orne River bridgehead, including an entire company of the 5th Black Watch. Both 50th Infantry and the 7th Armoured were roughly handled in the attempt to reach Villers-Bocage.

Funding Available For New Cenotaphs

Veterans Affairs Canada is setting aside $1 million a year for community and volunteer organizations to erect new cenotaphs or make major additions to existing

2010: The Year In Review

New President, New Approach Proactive, progressive, positive and productive—key words that sum up the year—and they started being used at the dominion convention by a

Readers’ Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to our Readers’ Quiz in the March/April 2011 issue. 1.  Germany’s top secret system of decoding wireless messages during the Second

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