Canada: THE SERVICES: Deflation

The troopship Samaria unloaded 980 Army veterans at Halifax last week. At Brussels, the last 55 Canadian soldiers on the Continent (except for 44 deserters) packed their bags and headed for England. The Canadian Army overseas, 286,387 strong at its wartime peak, was now down to less than 2,000 officers & men. Of these, 650 have asked for discharges in the United Kingdom (because they want to live there). The rest, said Ottawa, will be home by the end of January. Canada's military representatives in Europe after that: a handful of permanent...

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