Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917 – April 12, 1917. The battle between Canadian and German troops in the area of Vimy Ridge during the First World War.

This British tank is crossing a German trench thanks to its length and curved tracks. Tanks were not only used for obvious reasons like shooting things but breaching enemy lines and plowing through barbed wire.

The entrance to Grange Tunnel Vimy Ridge preserved as a memorial to over 11000 Candadian troops who lost their lives there during the battle of Arras

The entrance to Grange Tunnel, Vimy Ridge, preserved as a memorial to over Candadian troops who lost their lives there during the battle of Arras.

Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917 – April 12, 1917. The battle between Canadian and German troops in the area of Vimy Ridge during the First World War.

Vimy Fortifications - A German machine-gun emplacement of reinforced concrete on the crest of Vimy Ridge, and the Canadians who seized it.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge - Military history of Canada during World War

The Taking of Vimy Ridge Easter Monday 1917 by Richard Jack oil Painting 1917

Lieutenant General Julian Byng, commander, Canadian Army Corps, explaining to journalists how Vimy Ridge was captured by his men at the Battle of Vimy Ridge between 9 and 12 April 1917.

Lieutenant General Julian Byng, commander, Canadian Army Corps, explaining to journalists how Vimy Ridge was captured by his men at the Battle of Vimy Ridge between 9 and 12 April

Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos fro.


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