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The Royal Newfoundland Regiment
A caribou head, within a wreath of laurel leaves surmounted by the
Crown; below, and supporting the wreath, a scroll inscribed ROYAL
NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT, mounted on a claret background.
Official Abbreviation: R Nfld R
Motto (Unofficial): Better Than the Best
Battle Honours (16)
First World War
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess
France and Flanders, 1916-18
ALBERT (BEAUMONT HAMEL), 1916
Quick March: The Banks of Newfoundland
St john's, Newfoundland
Location of Sub Units:
HQ, A Company, Band
St. john's, Nfld
HQ, B Company, Band
Grand Falls, Nfld
Corner Brook, Nfld
The Royal Scots (The Royal Regirnent)
The Royal New South Wales Regiment
New South Wales, Australia
Order of Precedence: 48
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World War I: German forces occupy Brussels
Chuchill's speech "Never in the field of human conflict..."
Allies close Falaise Gap
The "Prague Spring" abruptly ended when 200,000 Warsaw Pact troops and 5,000 tanks invaded Czechoslovakia
U.S. Embassy Bombings: The United States military launches cruise missile attacks against alleged Al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum is destroyed in the attack.
Arab forces led by Khalid bin Walid took contol of Syria and Palestine in the Battle of Yarmuk
Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria invaded Thrace and drove the Byzantines out.
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