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Enemy Attacks - November 1951 - Canadians in Korea

Type: Document

Beginning in mid-October, as a reaction to Operation Commando, the Chinese mounted a series of attacks which continued, with increasing intensity, into November. On the night of November 2-3, the enemy attacked the centre of the Canadian front held by "A" and "C" Companies of the Royal Canadian Regiment.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Attack on Chail-li - Canadians in Korea

Type: Document

The 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment's operation, which was to attack Kakhul-Bong and Chail-li, began early in the morning of May 30, 1951. "A", "B" and "C" companies reached their objectives with relative ease, but "D" Company met strong resistance and suffered casualties from enemy machine-gun fire.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Nancy Siew - My Grandmother's Wartime Diary - Canada and the Second World War

Type: Document

In these diary excerpts a Chinese woman who lived in the Dutch East Indies during the war shares memories of the harsh Japanese military occupation.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Chinese Intervention - Canadians in Korea

Type: Document

By the time the 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry arrived in Korea in December 1950, Communist China had intervened and changed the course of the war. The occupation role which the PPCLI expected to fill no longer existed. Instead, they began an intensive training period so they could quickly be thrown into action.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada