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Canadians in HK honor the fallen of World War II

It was in the defense of Hong Kong in 1941 that Canadian soldiers first committed to battle during the Second World War. To help defend the British crown colony, Canada sent a force of 1,975, consisting of two battalions – the Winnipeg Grenadiers and the Royal Rifles of Canada – a brigade headquarters group and […]

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