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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.

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.

Move to Vimy

Move to Vimy

The Canadians moved to the front lines across from Vimy Ridge in the late autumn of 1916.

Life in Trenches.  Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Life in Trenches. Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Mr. Sutherland describes life in the trenches during the First World War. He also recalls his part in the battle of Vimy Ridge. He remembers how he spent his leaves in Scotland.

Shell Fire

Shell Fire

Vimy Ridge had been taken, but Mr. Mason didn't think the allies were necessarily winning the war. He goes on to relate an incident that very nearly cost him an arm.

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