Remembrance Moments - Beaumont-Hamel

Remembrance Moments

Remembrance Moments - Beaumont-Hamel

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Remembrance Moments Canada Remembers Beaumont-Hamel

An image of a trench

The First World War July 1, 1916

Hawthorn Ridge – a large amount of dirt flies into the air after being struck by an artillery shell

The Battle of the Somme begins

Soldier lays along a trench wall, armed for battle

A 4 and 1/2 month fight for freedom One day at Beaumont-Hamel

Photo of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment

Some 800 Newfoundland soldiers enter the battle

Soldiers run through barbed wire on the battlefield

And charge into a hail of gunfire In just 30 minutes

A soldier carries a wounded soldier on his back

More than 700 are killed or wounded They fought for freedom #RememberThem

Military personnel standing at attention for a moment of silence during a Remembrance Day ceremony

Share this moment Canada veterans.gc.ca/bhsomme100
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Veterans Affairs Canada
Recorded:
August 23, 2016
Duration:
1:18

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