This is the best image I’ve seen to mark the 100th Anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge today. Well worth noting.
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These boots adorned with poppies at the Canadian National Memorial in northern France represent the 3,598 Canadians who died at Vimy Ridge 100 years ago. • A ceremony to mark the centennial was held at the memorial Sunday. As many as 25,000 people came to honour the Canadians who died in the fighting. • The battle marked the first time all four Canadian divisions fought together side-by-side during the First World War. • Earlier British and French attacks had failed to budge the defenders at the Ridge. • Photo by CBC’s Thomas Daigle | #cbcnews #vimy100 #canadians #vimyridge #anniversary #france #wwi