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The Canadian Airborne Regiment
An open parachute between two vertical wings with shroud lines issuant from
a cloud resting between the bases of the wings. At the junction of the
shroud lines and superimposed on the cloud, a single large maple leaf flanked
by two smaller maple leaves on each side; the whole resting upon a riband
scroll inscribed, AIRBORNE - CANADA - AEROPORTE. Wings of scroll in gold
coloured finish. Parachute, clouds and maple leaves in silver colour
Official Abbreviation: CAR
Motto: Ex Coelis (From the clouds)
Battle Honours (12)
Second World War
ADVANCE TO THE TIBER
MONTE LA DIFFENSA - MONTE LA REMETANEA
North-West Europe, 1944-45
Order of Precedence: N/A
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The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed.
Battle of Alcantara. Spain defeats Portugal.
Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, started on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
GOTHIC LINE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 2 Sept 44)
The Allies liberate Paris
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