Monument des Artilleurs Canadiens
On April 28, 2016

During the War, Canada sent a contingent of more than 600 000 soldiers on the Old  Continent. Those Canadian troops landed on Europe from december 1914 and fought on North France and Flandres. They especially participated to the Second Battle of Ypres in april 1915. They also participated in the Battle of the Somme in mid-april 1916. Canadians were generally tasked to take back the Vimy ridge in 1917, a highly stronghold that was fortified by the Germans at 145 metres high.


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During the War, Canada sent a contingent of more than 600 000 soldiers on the Old  Continent. Those Canadian troops landed on Europe from december 1914 and fought on North France and Flandres. They especially participated to the Second Battle of Ypres in april 1915. They also participated in the Battle of the Somme in mid-april 1916. Canadians were generally tasked to take back the Vimy ridge in 1917, a highly stronghold that was fortified by the Germans at 145 metres high.