TITLE

Vimy Ridge, France

AUTHOR(S)
Zabecki, David T.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Military History;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes Vimy Ridge off the island of France as not only another battlefield but as the birthplace of the Canadian nation. It explains how the British Army's Canadian Corps assaulted three divisions of the German Sixth Army from April 9-12,1917 in that area. It discusses how the attack proved to be one of the most spectacular Allied tactical successes where Vimy Ridge became important to Canadians in the same way that Gallipoli became a rallying point for Australians and the citizens of New Zealand.
ACCESSION #
50257414

 

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