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These Are The Results For The Week Of November 19 – November 25

11/19/1942
Russians launch a counteroffensive to relieve besieged Stalingrad.

11/19/1954
Canada and United States announce they have authorized construction of the Distant Early Warning (DEW) radar line across Arctic Canada.

11/20/1940
Hungary, Romania and Slovakia join forces with the Axis power.

11/20/1943
Royal Canadian Navy corvettes Snowberry and Calgary and the Royal Navy frigate Nene sink U-536 in the North Atlantic.

11/21/1950
A westbound train carrying soldiers en route to training and eventual embarkation for Korea collides with an eastbound train east of Canoe River, B.C. Twelve soldiers die at the scene, four more succumb aboard the relief train, and another dies several days later. All are members of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.

11/21/2002
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia are invited to join NATO.

11/22/1941
Flying Officer J.A.O. Levesque is the first Royal Canadian Air Force pilot to shoot down a Fw 190.

11/22/1963
John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas.

11/23-25/1951
The Royal 22nd Regiment is heavily attacked during the Korean War near Hill 355.

11/23/1985
Nearly 60 die when Egyptian forces storm a hijacked plane in Malta.

11/24/1940
First graduates of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan arrive in the United Kingdom.

11/24/1944
While on a solo overnight anti-sub patrol, Royal Canadian Navy corvette Shawinigan is torpedoed in the Cabot Strait by U-1228 and sinks with all 90 hands.

11/25/1944
His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Shawinigan is torpedoed and sunk with all hands in the Cabot Strait.

11/25/1950
The 2nd Battalion of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry sets sail for Korea. The PPCLI would arrive in December and enter the front line in mid-February under the command of the 27th British Commonwealth Infantry Brigade.

11/25/1961
First crash of a CF-104 occurs. It happens during a test flight and the pilot manages to eject safely.

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