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In May 1916, John Walter Ellis enlisted in the army and served overseas in France. In this letter, he writes to his wife of his harrowing service in a support company during the battle of Vimy Ridge.

In May John Walter Ellis enlisted in the army and served overseas in France. In this letter, he writes to his wife of his harrowing service in a support company during the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Hill 145, the highest and most important feature of the Ridge, and where the Vimy monument now stands, was captured in a frontal bayonet charge against machine-gun positions.

Hill the highest and most important feature of the Ridge, and where the Vimy monument now stands, was captured in a frontal bayonet charge against machine-gun positions.

The Valcartier Training Camp was where many Canadian troops were trained before heading overseas. Victory at Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for Canada, as Canadian soldiers earned a reputation as formidable, effective troops because of the stunning success. But it was a victory at a terrible cost, with more than 10,000 killed and wounded.

Panoramic view of the Canadian Infantry Battalion. Most of the soldiers in this photograph would likely have been killed or wounded by the end of the war due to the terrible casualty rates suffered by front-line infantry battalions.

Cartier was to search for spices, among other riches such as gold, on this journey.

Ingredients 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt tsp paprika tsp dried oregano tsp garlic powder tsp onion powder tsp crushed red pepper (optional) Instructions Whisk together all of the spices and store in an airtight container.

Hong Kong 香港- After his first two voyages to North America, Cartier had long since abandoned his original ambition to find a route to the Orient. He made a third voyage in 1541 with a group of colonists not far behind.

Hong Kong 香港- After his first two voyages to North America, Cartier had long since abandoned his original ambition to find a route to the Orient. He made a third voyage in 1541 with a group of colonists not far behind.

Ville de Québec in Québec- Cartier settles in Quebec after navigating the St Lawrence River on his second journey, in 1535. He instilled the help of two Indians he had previously captured, and used them as guides.

Ville de Québec in Québec- Cartier settles in Quebec after navigating the St Lawrence River on his second journey, in He instilled the help of two Indians he had previously captured, and used them as guides.

St. John's, Newfoundland- This area of Canada is one of the first lands to be explored by Cartier upon his arrival in the New World and his discovery of this unforeseen place.

John's, Newfoundland- This area of Canada is one of the first lands to be explored by Cartier upon his arrival in the New World and his discovery of this unforeseen place.

Saint-Malo in Bretagne- This French town is the birthplace of Jacques Cartier. He was born in 1491. This was also his place of death, and he died in 1557

Saint-Malo in Bretagne- This French town is the birthplace of Jacques Cartier. He was born in This was also his place of death, and he died in 1557