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The Algonquin Regiment



Armorial Description

Within an annulus inscribed THE ALGONQUIN REGIMENT, the head of a bull moose, facing dexter; below the head of a bull moose, the motto NE-KAH-NE-TAH; supporting the annulus, on either side, two maple leaves; below the annulus, a scroll inscribed CANADA the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: ALQ R

Motto: Ne-Kah-Ne-Tah (We lead, others follow)


Battle Honours (28)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915,'17
    HINDENBURG LINE
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    Epehy
    Arras, 1917
    ST. UENTIN CANAL
    Hill 70
    BEAUREVOIR
    SOMME, 1918
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    ST. QUENTIN
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915, 1917-18
    BAPAUME, 1918
Second World War
    Falaise
    THE LOWER MAAS
    FALAISE ROAD
    THE RHINELAND
    The Laison
    THE HOCHWALD
    Chambois
    VEEN
    THE SEINE, 1944
    KUSTEN CANAL
    MOERKERKE
    BAD ZWISCHENAHN
    THE SHCELDT
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945
    Breskens Pocket

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Today in Military History

August 24



1814:

British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings.


1914:

German troops capture Namur.


1917:

VC won by A/Cpl Filip Konowal, 47th Battalion, CEF (formerly 77th Battalion, CEF), Hill 70, France


1929:

Turkey and Persia sign a friendship treaty.


1931:

France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality treaty.


1939:

All leave cancelled for war


1942:

The Battle of the East Solomon Islands. Japanese aircraft carrier RYUHO is sunk


1944:

French and Allied troops commence the liberation of Paris.


1949:

Formation of NATO


1949:

The North Atlantic Treaty goes into effect. NATO is created.


1968:

France explodes its first hydrogen bomb, thus becoming the world's fifth nuclear power.


1991:

Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.


410:

The Visigoths under Alaric sack Rome for three days.




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