Vimy Memorial. Notice the seam of the blocks below cutting through the drapery of the sculpture base.

Wikipedia: Canadian National Vimy Memorial (near Lens, France) is a memorial site in France dedicated to the memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force members killed during the First World War.

This is the central statue at the Canadian memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. The staue is to represent Canada and Canadian women who lost a loved one in this Workd War One battle.

Canada Mourns - This is the central statue at the Canadian memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. The staue is to represent Canada and Canadian women who lost a loved one in this Workd War One battle.

Vimy Ridge primer for 98th anniversary of start of Canada's most significant battle. #VimyDay2015 https://www.historicacanada.ca/blog/vimy-ridge-infographic/

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Check out this infographic, or read more here.

Vimy Ridge Memorial, France. A stunning and moving memorial to a significant Canadian military victory.

The Canadian memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A stunning and moving memorial to a significant Canadian military victory.

Canadian trench at Vimy Ridge #France #Remembranceday #Canada

One Man's Sacrifice: A Pilgrimage to Vimy Ridge

Vimy 1917-2017 Canada Remembers The Canadian National Vimy Memorial was designed by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, who once told friends the design came to him in a dream. To mark the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the tools will soon travel to France where they will be displayed in the new Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

Vimy Canada Remembers The Canadian National Vimy Memorial was designed by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, who once told friends the design came to him in a dream. To mark the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the tools will soon travel t

Images: Trench art transformed symbols of death into items of beauty

For as long as there has been war, there has been trench art, although, as the name suggests, it is in the trenches of the First World War that the fashion of making war souvenirs from battlefield relics hit its apex.

Canada 1968 SG 629 Armistice Monument Vimy Fine Mint SG 629 Scott 486 Other British Commonwealth Stamps for Sale Here

Canadian Postal Archives Database Postal Administration: Canada Title: Armistice, Denomination: Date of Issue: 15 October 1968

Early Memorial An early memorial at Vimy Ridge in October 1917 honours the 2nd Canadian Division and the13th British Infantry Brigade that fought together during the battle. Memorials were often erected by units and formations after major battles. WWI. Canada. George Metcalf Archival Collection

Early Memorial An early memorial at Vimy Ridge in October 1917 honours the

carvings at Vimy are reminders of Canadians who fought there

Poignant carvings at Vimy are reminders of Canadians who fought there (with video)

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