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6 April Thursday 7pm: New Brunswick Museum Curator Talk: Vimy Illustrated: A History of Rare Museum Pieces. Free admission. #Vimy100 https://t.co/V8sZf6EfnE

WWI replicas to fly in French Vimy memorial

Seven replica WWI aircraft have arrived in France for a formation flypast at the Vimy Ridge Centennial event in April.<p>The aircraft were transported …

Exhibition: Law Students and Lawyers at Vimy - We Remember. Campbell House Museum 4-29 April https://t.co/WSO7911Ee9

How Canada's bloodiest day at Vimy defined Great War sacrifice

Canadians think of Vimy Ridge as the moment our nation came of age. It is less than that—and more, too.<p>In the end it came down to a battalion of …

In the trenches of Vimy Ridge

Photos<p>Each year, thousands of tourists and school groups visit the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France and tour the First World War tunnels and …

Thank you @CanWarMuseum for this morning’s tour of "Vimy – Beyond the Battle," an exhibit running April 6 - Nov 12 for #Vimy100. #BeyondVimy https://t.co/7oOczfp7oR

Mémorial canadien de Vimy

Vimy ridge

Vimy War Memorial, northern France

Photog @RachealMc on her exhibit #JeMeSouviensVimy100 part of official ceremony #Vimy100 @vimyfoundation https://t.co/KCY6sLlhS7

Congratulations to yesterday's contest winner A.pasky who participated through Instagram and wins a Vimy pin, keychain and Vimy Oaks book https://t.co/0bqesTYZQO

VIMY RIDGE - 100 YEARS

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Het <b>Canadian National Vimy Memorial</b> (Frans: <i>Monument commémoratif du Canada à Vimy</i>) is een oorlogsmonument in Frankrijk ter nagedachtenis van de …

Vimy Ridge Canadian battleground : World War One Battlefields

This page covers Vimy Ridge itself; the memorial, the tunnels, cemeteries and other sites within the preserved battlefield area. Vimy Ridge is …

Remembering Arras: Canadians at Vimy Ridge

Today is the 96th Anniversary of the Battle of Arras, the first British offensive against the Hindenburg Line and something of a forgotten battle. It …

Calgary Sun

Calgary

100 years ago today, Canada's black battalion set sail for WWI and made history

They faced racism and discrimination, and they had to fight a battle at home before they could represent Canada in the First World War.<p>Now families …

Vimy exhibit filled with heartfelt memories of those who served

For the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge, the battle considered the 'birth of the nation,' Canadian War Museum opens a new display<p>It's the little things that break the heart.<p>Like the tiny teddy bear that 10-year-old Aileen Rogers gave her father to keep him company when he headed off to war. Only …

Ottawa Citizen

LOS ANGELES — It’s fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A …

Operation Barbarossa: Unseen Second World War photographs by Field Marshal Wolfram von Richthofen

Vimy Ridge: Canadian photographer's work to be showcased in France

A Canadian photographer credits a "fluke" and her family vacation with landing her the role of Canada's only artist at the Vimy Ridge centennial …

The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge: a collaboration with The National Archives

Over the next month, Library and Archives Canada and The National Archives of the United Kingdom will be shining a light on the role that the …

Ont. student heading to France uncovers personal connection to Vimy Ridge

When Sam Futhey of Uxbridge, Ont. stands at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on April 9, he will be mere steps from world leaders and …

Vimy Ridge

William Shatner narrates Military Moments | Battle of Vimy Ridge

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Legion Magazine, Canada’s Ultimate Story and William Shatner tell the story of this …

A century later, what should the battle of Vimy Ridge mean for Canada?

Ronald MacKinnon wrote home on Good Friday, telling his father he received the laces and the gum and a parcel from Aunt Annie with some socks and …

How to research your personal connection to Vimy Ridge

As Canada marks 100 years since the defining battle at Vimy Ridge, many people are curious to learn more about their ancestors’ possible …

The Globe at war

The Globe and Mail looks back at its front-page coverage of the battles of Vimy Ridge and Hill 70<p>Many Canadians know the story of the battle for Vimy Ridge, which marks its 100th anniversary on April 9. Historians and writers have called the victory a defining moment for Canada. In April 1917, The …

World History

Underaged soldier made his way to Vimy Ridge: grandson of war vet

Southwest of Vimy Ridge in northern France, next to a four-lane highway and surrounded by a checkerboard expanse of farmland, lies the Nine Elms …

Thousands of students making pilgrimage to Vimy | Toronto Star

Windsor high school student Sarah Lewis has always been fascinated by the men and women who have served this country in times of war.<p>That’s why she’s …