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Foe driven back as Aurora saved in sham battle
Publication:
Newmarket Era and Express (Newmarket, ON), 2 Jun 1949, p. 3


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
The town was saved and the enemy made a last-ditch stand among the sane dunes 1,000 yards or so west of Ballantrae. Sunday afternoon units of the Canadian Army, Central Command, attacked from their fortified positions just north of Wellington Street on the sixth concession of Whitchurch and roundly defeated the enemy in a four-hour battle, Exercise River Crossing. The project was part of army exercises giving the troops experience under near battle conditions.

Date of Publication:
2 Jun 1949
Local identifier:
Ontario.News.248741
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
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Foe driven back as Aurora saved in sham battle