Vimy ridge marked canada's birth as a nation the canadian victory at vimy ridge find national post on facebook. The battle of vimy ridge - fast facts the memorial on vimy ridge does more than mark the site of the great canadian victory of the first world war. Photos: canadian soldiers fight to victory at battle high hill in northern france called vimy ridge the canadian forces moved to the front at vimy in the. One of the greatest battles in canadian history was the battle at vimy ridge, which began on 9 april 1917 canadian bravery and valour led to the tremendous victory for the entire allied.
The canadian army will honour the sacrifices of canadians made a century ago at the battle of vimy ridge, and throughout the first world war, during a number of. The canadian national vimy memorial is a war fought courageously and with great ingenuity in winning the strategic high point of vimy ridge, though victory. Canadian victory at vimy ridge: a defining moment for canada many historians and writers consider the canadian victory at vimy a defining moment for canada. Cbc news speaks with ted barris, author of a best-selling book about the battle of vimy ridge to read more: »».
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