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“If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.”  – Jascha Heifetz Due to Covid-19 restrictions and precautions, the musicians of the 4 Wing Band went for about 500 days without being able to rehearse together. They’ll be the first to tell you […]

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4 Wing Cold Lake held a small ceremony on Sunday to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Over several months in 1940, the Royal Air Force (RAF) and its allies, including the RCAF, repelled Nazi Germany’s attempt to weaken Britain’s air defences. The German air campaign was intended to precede Hitler’s planned […]

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4 Wing Cold Lake commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on Sunday. In 1940, Hitler commanded air strikes to incapacitate Great Britain’s own air power and air defences. This would have paved the way for a Nazi invasion of the island. Allied air forces turned the tide against the Luftwaffe, forcing Hitler […]

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