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The Canadian Airborne Regiment

(Disbanded)


Armorial Description

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 finish.


Official Abbreviation: CAR

Motto: Ex Coelis (From the clouds)


Battle Honours (12)

Second World War

    NORMANDY LANDING
    MONTE MAJO
    DIVES CROSSING
    ANZIO
    THE RHINE
    ROME
    ADVANCE TO THE TIBER
    MONTE CAMINO
    MONTE LA DIFFENSA - MONTE LA REMETANEA
    SOUTHERN FRANCE
    North-West Europe, 1944-45
    Ardennes

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Today in Military History

August 25



1537:

The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed.


1580:

Battle of Alcantara. Spain defeats Portugal.


1920:

Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, started on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.


1942:

Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea


1944:

GOTHIC LINE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 2 Sept 44)


1944:

The Allies liberate Paris




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