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Day: April 22, 2013

This Week In Military History

These Are The Results For The Week Of April 22 – April 28

04/22/1915 The Germans unleash a new deadly weapon—chlorine gas—at Ypres, Belgium, on the Western Front. 04/22/1944 Two frigates, His Majesty’s Canadian ships Swansea and Matane, destroy U-311 while on convoy duty in the North Atlantic. 04/23/1915 In Belgium, Canadian infantry dig in after attacking Mauser Ridge west of Kitchener’s Wood near St. Julien. 04/23-24/1951 United Nations forces come under attack in the Kapyong Valley in Korea. 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry is hit hard, but holds onto Hill 677. The PPCLI later receives the U.S. Presidential Unit Citation. 04/24/1915 Deadly chlorine gas is released by the Germans into no man’s land opposite the 15th and 8th Canadian battalions. Waves of German infantry follow the cloud. A barrage in...

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