Significant Dates in Canadian Military History
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HMCS Otter burns and sinks in the approaches to Halifax.
Nine Canadian prisoners participate in the “Great Escape” from Stalag Luft. 3 prisoner-of war camp in eastern Germany.
3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, replaces 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, in the Canadian forces fighting in Korea.
The CF-105 Arrow interceptor aircraft makes its first test flight.