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Vimy Ridge 1917: Byng’s Canadians Triumph at Arras

Vimy Ridge Byng s Canadians Triumph at Arras Vimy Ridge was one of the most important geographic features on the entire Western Front in World War I In early it was considered practically impregnable but on April the Canadian A

  • Title: Vimy Ridge 1917: Byng’s Canadians Triumph at Arras
  • Author: Alexander Turner Peter Dennis
  • ISBN: 9781841768717
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Vimy Ridge was one of the most important geographic features on the entire Western Front in World War I 1914 1918 In early 1917 it was considered practically impregnable, but on 9 April the Canadian Army Corps, under the command of the British Lieutenant General Sir Julian Byng, assaulted it as part of the Arras offensive In one of the most spectacular operational attaVimy Ridge was one of the most important geographic features on the entire Western Front in World War I 1914 1918 In early 1917 it was considered practically impregnable, but on 9 April the Canadian Army Corps, under the command of the British Lieutenant General Sir Julian Byng, assaulted it as part of the Arras offensive In one of the most spectacular operational attacks of the war, they seized almost the entire ridge in a single day This book describes how the innovative efforts that went into every aspect of the preparation for this attack ensured that the Canadian and British troops achieved unprecedented success.

    Battle of Vimy Ridge The Battle of Vimy Ridge was part of the Battle of Arras, in the Nord Pas de Calais region of France, during the First World War.The main combatants were the four divisions of the Canadian Corps in the First Army, against three divisions of the German th Army.The battle took place from to April at the beginning of the Battle of Arras, the first attack of the Nivelle Offensive, which Vimy Ridge Day Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps during the First World War Battle of Vimy Ridge.The holiday has been observed annually on April since It is a non statutory observance. History Of Vimy Ridge Vimy Foundation The message of Vimy Ridge is one of bravery and sacrifice The battle, which took place on April , , is commonly highlighted as a turning point in Canadian history, where the four Canadian divisions fought together as a unified fighting force for the first time. MLU Vimy Ridge Maple Leaf Up Vimy Ridge Battlefield Photos by Glenn Warner Maple Leaf Up presents the following photo essays Vimy Intro Vimy Ridge April Vimy this page Vimy Battlefield photos April Vimy Memorializing the Dead Constructing the Vimy Memorial Vimy Glenn Warner Photography Vimy Pilgrimage Vimy in the Battle of Arras Battle of Vimy Ridge Canadian Encyclopedia Apache Ubuntu Server at thecanadianencyclopedia Port Vimy Pierre Berton Books Vimy Pierre Berton on FREE shipping on qualifying offers One chill Easter dawn in , a blizzard blowing in their faces, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps in France went over the top of a muddy scarp knows as Vimy Ridge Within hours vimy ridge Books Vimy A novel of the Princess Pat s attack on Vimy Ridge The Foster Family in the Great War Volume Feb , The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial The Battle of Vimy The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial HISTORY AS MONUMENT The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial Laura Brandon The Canadian War Museum has custody of seventeen of the plaster figures created by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward between and for the Vimy Memorial in France They are now the only legacy of Canada s most important memorial commission in which Canadian Battlefields Vimy Ridge Before the Gas at Hill by Laura on June , Thirty nine days before the Canadians infamous and victorious attack on Vimy Ridge from April , there was a disastrous reconnaissance raid. Bataille de la crte de Vimy Wikipdia La bataille de la crte de Vimy se droule au cours de la Premire Guerre mondiale entre le et le avril sur les territoires de Vimy et Givenchy en Gohelle, prs de Lens dans le Pas de Calais. Le site, dominant la plaine de Lens et fortifi par l arme allemande, avait fait l objet de multiples attaques infructueuses de la part des armes franaises et britanniques

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    1. WWI battles aren't Osprey's strength, but this one hits the mark. Plenty of attention to the preparation, maybe a little too fast on the storming of the crest on April 9th. Turner likes to point out the hidden efforts, such as the labour gangs that unload shells of the trains onto narrow gauge railways, or the sheer number of miles of trenches and underground attack corridors that were carved out of the chalky soil by hand. He is consciously light on the nation-building tune that so many Canadia [...]

    2. One of the better Campaign Series: The vice of the Campaign Series can be to cover so large a subject in one small volume and give so much introductory material that the subject of the book is covered in less depth than in an Encyclopedia. In the end you get little more than an introduction, a few nice pictures, if you're lucky some nice maps, and photographs so small you can never see the detail mentioned in the captions. In Vimy Ridge the author has avoided these perils. He limits himself to t [...]

    3. By the time the Canadians stormed Vimy Ridge on April 9th, 1917, infantry tactics has come a long way from those of 1914. As much, if not more, rode on the success or failure of artillery work; destroying the enemy's guns, smashing his frontline positions, and interdicting his supply and reinforcement lines. And now there was the added element of air power, as the two sides tried to improve their knowledge of the situation behind enemy lines. This book reflects that. It describes very well the p [...]

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