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West NSR
The West Nova Scotia Regiment

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Today in Military History

September 3


The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.


English Civil War: Battle of Worcester - Charles I of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.


The Flag of the United States flies in battle for the first time, at Cooch's Bridge in Maryland.


American Revolutionary War ends: Treaty of Paris - A treaty between the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain is signed in Paris, ending the war.


Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye begun between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.


Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village killing 100 men, women, and children.


American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.


The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's): Deas Gu Cath (Ready for the fray)


World War 2 starts


ITALY, 1943, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 17 Aug 43)


ITALY, 1943-45, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 22 Apr 45)




CORIANO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 15 Sept 44)


MISANO RIDGE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 5 Sept 44)


Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.


Pte William Cushley KIA


Sgt Shane Stachnik from 2 CER 23 Field SQ KIA


WO. Frank Melish KIA 1RCR C-Coy


WO. Richard Nolan KIA 1RCR C-Coy

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