World War 1. Canadian troops in the second wave of the attack on Vimy Ridge wait in a trench for the signal to advance.

World War Canadian troops in the second wave of the attack on Vimy Ridge wait in a trench for the signal to advance.

The novelist Henri Barbusse saw 17 months of active service in the French infantry, much of it in the trenches around Vimy Ridge. This is hi...

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Over the top, and into an apocalyptic bombardment

World War 1 - Vimy Ridge National Archives of Canada

Ninety-eight years later, historian finds ‘missing’ soldiers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Canadian soldiers at Vimy Ridge in April 1917, during the First World War.

Archival research by Canadian historian Tim Cook has found First World War diaries are more rife with supernatural encounters than one would expect

Canadian soldiers advance at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, 9–12 April 1917. [AWM A02855]

Canadian soldiers advance at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April [AWM (JPEG Image, 640 × 480 pixels)

Canadian soldiers inspect the body of a dead German soldier at the crest of Vimy which they have just taken. April 1917.

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Canadian soldiers check a fallen German on the battlefield at the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the crest of Vimy which they have just taken.

Canadian machine gunners at Vimy Ridge - April, 1917 - Canadian Colour

Canadian machine gunners dig themselves in in shell holes. of National Defence/Library and Archives

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