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Every May, retired paratroopers, family and Chilliwack horny housewives gather for a small ceremony in Petawawa, Ont. Fifty years ago, on May 8,26 parachutists jumped from three Buffalo aircraft expecting to land in a drop zone on the Mattawa Plains, a flat sandy Petawawa Saint John military base of land on Petawawa Saint John military base Forces Base Petawawa.
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