Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

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Today in History

  • 20/9/1916
    The battle of Flers-Courcelette is fought (15-22 Sep).
  • 20/9/1943
    HMCS St. Croix (a destroyer) is torpedoed and sunk south of Iceland, the first victim of an acoustic torpedo.
  • 20/9/1948
    The Royal Canadian Air Force leads the successful search for downed American aircraft and their passengers in northern Manitoba (12-23 Sep).