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New Vimy Educational Centre

New Vimy Educational Centre

Promo about the new Visitor Education Centre being built at Vimy.

Remembrance Moments - Battle of The Somme

Remembrance Moments - Battle of The Somme

The Battle of the Somme

Looking back at Vimy 100

Looking back at Vimy 100

As many Canadians experience being part of the 100th Anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge, their thoughts are shared about the feelings they have in being part of this commemoration

Remembering the Fallen at Beaumont Hamel

Remembering the Fallen at Beaumont Hamel

While on tour of Beaumont-Hamel, Newfoundland delegates speak about the pride and emotions they have for visiting the site in respect for the fellow Newfoundlanders who fought and died here.

A Time for Reflection

A Time for Reflection

Our Canadian Delegation had an opportunity to visit the British, French and German cemeteries bringing mixed emotions as they pass by the graves of the fallen100 years ago.

A visit to the city of Douai

A visit to the city of Douai

A unique opportunity for our youth delegates to meet the Mayor of Douai. Our youth also had the opportunity to interact with French students of Douai understanding the importance of the historical connections between both countries.

The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins. The time has finally arrived! Our Canadian Delegation of Veterans and youth set out in one of the greatest journeys of a lifetime – the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Vimy Monument

Vimy Monument

Canada's most impressive overseas war monument is the majestic Canadian National Vimy Memorial. It is dedicated to Canadians who fought and gave their lives in the First World War.

Planning for Vimy

Planning for Vimy

The Canadians trained rigorously before the battle. Models of the trench systems were built and the soldiers drilled on what to do.

Observation Group

Observation Group

The Allies used observation balloons and reconnaissance planes to gather important information on the German positions.

Canadian Railway Troop

Canadian Railway Troop

Efficiently getting soldiers and supplies to the front lines was very important. Rail tracks were laid to aid the Canadians in the battle.

Vimy Preparation

Vimy Preparation

The Canadians spent the entire winter strengthening their lines and preparing for the assault on Vimy.

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