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Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Brereton Greenhous

Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge

9-12 April, 1917

by Brereton Greenhous

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Published by Minister of Supply and Services Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada. -- Canadian Army -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Vimy Ridge, Battle of, France, 1917.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBattle of Vimy Ridge., Canada et la Bataille de Vimy.
    StatementBrereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris.
    ContributionsHarris, Stephen John.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p., [1] folded leaf :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15335931M
    ISBN 100660144018

    Essay on The Battle of Vimy Ridge: The Birth of The Canadian Nation Words | 6 Pages. endeavors was the battle of Vimy Ridge during World War One. It was a fierce battle between Germans and Canadians. Canada was trying to take over the German controlled ridge, which ran from northwest to southwest between Lens and Arras, France. Vimy - Pierre Berton This book is a classic. It gives the reader a clear picture of what happened in The Canadian Corps changed history at Vimy Ridge. Each and every Canadian will surely remember what happened on that horrible battlefield; to stop the carnage of the First World War. The Canadians were brave fighters in the cause of world /5(54).

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKee, Alexander, Battle of Vimy Ridge. New York, Stein and Day [,c] (OCoLC) Material Type. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: The Battle of Vimy Ridge. Issued also in French under title: Le Canada et la Bataille de Vimy, avril

      The victory at Vimy Ridge remains Canada's most celebrated attack of the war. On Easter Monday, , the Canadian Corps captured one of the most dominating geographic features on the Western Front. Two Canadians in particular, along with British General Julian Byng, developed the plan to crack the German fortress at Vimy. After several failed attempts by the United States, Great Britain and France, Canadian soldiers successfully captured Vimy Ridge from enemy German troops. Though victory was not easy, the Battle of Vimy Ridge is remembered as one of Canada's greatest battles/5.


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Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge by Brereton Greenhous Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge (): Brereton Greenhous,Stephen J. Harris, Canadian Government Pub Centre: BooksCited by: 1. Tim Cook, Canada’s foremost military historian and a Charles Taylor Prize winner, examines the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the way the memory of it has evolved over years.

The operation that began April 9,was the first time the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought together/5(38).

April 9, marks the 90th anniversary of the pivotal World War I battle ― one that many historians view as the battle that defined Canada as a nation.

At Vimy Ridge, Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers from Britain and France could not ― taking the strategic position of Vimy Ridge from the Germans.5/5(5).

canada and the battle of vimy ridge, april, Hardcover – January 1, by Brereton Greenhous (Author), Stephen J. : Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris. Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April was first published in The Directorate of History and Heritage is mandated to preserve and communicate Canada’s military history and foster pride in Canadian military : National Defence.

Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April ISBN: ; Publisher: Minister Supply and Service; Author: Brereton Greenhous; Stephen J. Harris; Reproduced by the Directorate History and Heritage (DHH), Department of National Defence, The Battle of Vimy Ridge in April of was both an extraordinary victory as well as a deadly slaughter that resulted in greater than 10 casualties.

The fact that all four Canadian divisions fought alongside one another for the very first time led not only to a sense of unity as a fighting force, but also to an emerging sense of. On the morning of April 9,troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge.

Since then, generations of Canadians 4/5(1). Vimy Ridge in north France is owned by the government of Canada. Canada's gleaming white, towering memorial to its dead of World War I is the stunning feature of Vimy today.

Vimy Ridge, not a soaring height, was taken and entrenched by German soldiers in the first month of World War I - August, /5. Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April [Ottawa: Dept.

of National Defence, Directorate of History], © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brereton Greenhous; Stephen John Harris; Canada.

Department of National Defence. Get this from a library. Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April [Brereton Greenhous; Stephen John Harris; Canada. Department of National Defence. Directorate of History.].

Vimy Ridge Book Summary: On the morning of April 9,troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge. Since then, generations of Canadians have shared a deep emotional attachment to the battle, inspired partly by the spectacular memorial on the battlefield.

Tim Cook, Canada’s foremost military historian and a Charles Taylor Prize winner, examines the battle of Vimy Ridge in April and the way the memory of it has evolved over years.

Vimy is unlike any other battle in Canadian history: it has been described as the “birth of the nation.”. THE BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGE, APRIL A brief overview of the military tactics that helped Canadian infantry win the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

With numerous illustrations. Written by noted historian Tim Cook. From the Canadian War Museum. The Battle of Passchendaele (th Anniversary of The Great War Documentary) | Timeline - Duration: Timeline - World History Documentaries 1, views The Battle of Vimy Ridge, during the First World War, is Canada's most celebrated military victory — an often mythologized symbol of the birth of Canadian national pride and awareness.

The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time, attacked the ridge from 9 to 12 April, and captured it from the German army. April 9th,Easter Monday, four Canadian military divisions attacked Vimy Ridge in northern France during the first world war.

This Canadian History for Kids, Sketches of our Canada, looks at this battle and the ‘birth of a nation”. The ridge fell under German control in October during the war. For many historians, Canada truly came together as a nation in Aprilwhen our troops sacrificed lives and limbs to win the Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France.

An e-book edition of Canada and the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April is currently available for download on the Directorate of History and Heritage website in both official languages.

Released for free by the Directorate of History and Heritage at the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the book Author: Mishall Rehman. The Battle of Vimy Ridge has considerable significance for Canada.

[Note 6] Although the battle is not generally considered the greatest achievement of the Canadian Corps in strategic importance or results obtained, it was the first instance in which all four Canadian divisions, made up of troops drawn from all parts of the country, fought together.

[]Location: Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France. Get this from a library! The Battle of Vimy Ridge. [Penny Dowdy] -- Discusses the successful capture of Vimy Ridge, remembered as one of Canada's greatest battles, after several failed attempts by the United States, Great Britain, and France.One of the most important battles in Canadian history is that of Vimy Ridge.

In many ways, this First World War battle was the birth of Canada as a nation independent of Britain. The French and British both tried to take Vimy.

Then it was Canada’s turn. Beyond all expectations, Canada was able to .The Battle of Vimy Ridge. The Battle of Vimy Ridge began on Easter Monday, April 9, Regiments from coast to coast saw action together in a distinctly Canadian triumph, helping create a new and stronger sense of Canadian identity in our country.