Significant Dates in Canadian Military History
Canadian troops fight South African Boers at the Battle of Paardeberg (18-27 Feb).
Two flying officers were killed in a mid-air collision over Camp Borden, becoming the first casualties in the permanent Royal Canadian Air Force.
HMCS Waskesiu sinks the German submarine U-257 in the North Atlantic.
“Desert Cat Squadron” pilots carry out 56 bombing missions during the Gulf War (01-28 Feb).