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Rare account of Zulu battle sells for £15k
Assistant Commissary Officer Walter Dunne's rare handwritten letter describes how he and a vastly outnumbered group of soldiers successfully defended the outpost in South Africa.
ISIS mission: RCAF commander's tweet hints at revenge
The cloak of secrecy the government has thrown over Canada's first bombing runs in Iraq is set to lift at a briefing Tuesday, but the commander of the air force appears to be injecting a new element into their objective: revenge.
ISIS mission: CF-18s leave CFB Cold Lake, Alta., for Kuwait
Six Canadian fighter jets are flying out of CFB Cold Lake, Alta., today to join the fight against against ISIS in the Middle East. CBC will livestream the departure of the CF-18s and a news conference by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson from Cold Lake, Alta
Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden
Mystery deepened Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by "foreign underwater activity" off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine. Late Saturday, Swedish armed forces stepped up an operat
Canada's combat mission in Iraq could last beyond 6 months
Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson says Canada's upcoming combat mission in Iraq will be "difficult" against a "barbarous opponent." Canada's special forces could also come under fire in their role as military advisors, military leaders said Friday.
Stephen Harper intervenes in purchase of new missiles
Prime Minister Stephen Harper settled a dispute between Treasury Board and the Defence Department to approve an $800-million, sole-source purchase of next-generation Sea Sparrow missiles for the Royal Canadian Navy’s aging frigates, sources familiar with
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