Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

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  • 25/3/1941
    HMCS Otter burns and sinks in the approaches to Halifax.
  • 25/3/1944
    Nine Canadian prisoners participate in the “Great Escape” from Stalag Luft. 3 prisoner-of war camp in eastern Germany.
  • 25/3/1953
    3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, replaces 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, in the Canadian forces fighting in Korea.
  • 25/3/1958
    The CF-105 Arrow interceptor aircraft makes its first test flight.




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