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slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days

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Within the war sonnet The Soldier is a line which will never be forgotten: 'If I should die, think only this of me: 'That there's some corner of a foreign field 'That is forever England.' Well, in Upperthong there is a part of England that is forever Canada for St John's churchyard is the final resting place for 22-year-old Canadian soldier Pte Clarence B Denman - and his story is told by John Rumsby in the Huddersfield Local History Society Journal which has just been published.
The violence comes just two days after another suspect, said to have jihadist sympathies, ran over two Canadian soldiers, killing one, in an act described by a top Canadian official as "clearly linked to terrorist ideology.''
Summary: A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside parliament.
The attack came two days after a recent convert to Islam killed one Canadian soldier and injured another in a hit-and-run before being shot to death by police.
Questions have also come up about how much information Canada shared with the United States about Zehaf-Bibeau and Rouleau, who ran over two Canadian soldiers in Quebec with a car, killing one, last week.
A CANADIAN soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead yesterday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.
No Canadian soldier was required to support the initial criminal invasion of Afghanistan.
Ottawa, March 28 (BNA) -- A Canadian soldier on his first tour of duty in southern Afghanistan has been killed in a bomb blast.
Organized chronologically, this volume details how the popular symbolism of ordinary men taking up arms in a time of war came to replace the professional military man as the archetypal Canadian soldier by the end of the First World War.
Inside the coffin are the remains of an unidentified Canadian soldier who died in World War I.
White River has never received quite as much attention as it did when one of its black bears was bought by a Canadian soldier in 1914.
The Victoria Cross awarded to Ukrainian born Canadian soldier Corporal Filip Konowal that disappeared from the Canadian War Museum about 30 years ago was back on public display in Ottawa on Monday, 23 August 2004.
Meanwhile, a Canadian soldier was killed yesterday in fierce fighting near an opium-rich Taliban stronghold, the military said.
Extraordinarily, he is the only Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan so far to have actually grown up in Greater Toronto--a conurbation containing nearly one fifth of the national population.
Long gone are the heady days of Canada's 12-year military intervention in Afghanistan, when the coverage was so constant that in 2006 the Canadian Soldier was named "Newsmaker of the Year".
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