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These Are The Results For The Week Of November 26 – December 2

His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Halifax is commissioned.

Well orchestrated gun and grenade attacks kill dozens and injure many more at popular tourist destinations in Mumbia, India. Luxury hotels, a railway station and restaurant are among the targeted locations. Members of a Pakistani militant organization claim responsibility.

The Canadian merchant ship Lisieux sinks during a gale in the North Atlantic; 12 die, 17 survive.

Ten new Atlas aircraft are taken on strength by Canada’s air force.

Two paid off minesweepers—HMCS Kenora and HMCS Kentville—are transferred to the Turkish navy.

After fighting dozens of enemy aircraft and downing three on Oct. 27, Major W.G. Barker of Dauphin, Man., is awarded the Victoria Cross.

Russian forces invade Finland.

Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran and express their determination to win the war in Europe.

A recovery team finds the remains of crew members from RCAF aircraft KN-563. The Dakota had been declared missing on June 21, 1945 while flying supplies to British troops in Burma (now Myanmar). The aircraft is believed to have been brought down by the high winds of a monsoon.

The Canadian submarine Rainbow (2nd) is commissioned. Purchased from the United States, she was originally known as the USS Argonaut, launched in 1944.

A cyclone claims thousands of lives in Bangladesh.


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