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March 2013

Breakthrough To Falaise: Mistakes On The Road To Success: Army, Part 105

The second phase of Operation Totalize, which began on the afternoon of Aug. 8, 1944, was intended to bring 4th Canadian and 1st Polish Armoured divisions to the high ground overlooking the town of Falaise in Normandy. The divisions were to advance together on either side of the Caen-Falaise highway, employing tank-infantry battle groups supported by their own self-propelled guns and the medium artillery regiments.

Veterans Identification Cards Gain Support

The Royal Canadian Legion is strongly supporting a special report by Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent calling on the federal government to issue national identification cards

2012 The Year In Review: A Year Of Important Milestones

Dominion Command and Legion committees put into effect the decisions of the dominion convention where Legion members set the course for our organization. They also concern themselves with the administration of the Legion which includes the chartering of branches, the issuance of membership cards, the planning of the annual distribution of poppies, the promotion of youth and member sports and dozens of other business items. Legion advocacy also remains a top priority for the organization. The following is a brief picture of the Legion’s activities and important milestones for 2012.

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