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|Portion of the 4th Canadian Division Front April 7th, 1917.|
The Battle of Vimy Ridge was one of the opening battles in a larger British campaign known as the Battle of Arras during the First World War. It is also considered a major event in Canadian history for the primary role Canadian forces played in the attack.
|The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.|
|The Canadian Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Memorial is a war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in defending the southern stretches of the Ypres Salient between April and August 1916 including actions in battle at the St. Eloi Craters, Hill 62, Mount Sorrel and Sanctuary Wood. These battles marked the first occasion in which Canadian divisions engaged in planned offensive o...||08/14/2009||197|
|The Pl÷tzensee Memorial Center commemorating the victims of National Socialism is a site of quiet remembrance.|
From 1933 to 1945, 2,891 people unjustly sentenced to death by the National Socialist judiciary were executed here. Of these, 68 came from Belgium and 35 of the Netherlands. Half of the people who were executed here came from Germany.
Today, the execution ...
|As railroads stretched across Minnesota in the 19th century, many small towns were platted along the tracks. Nearly every community that grew along the lines had a depot of its own. Today more than 50 Minnesota depots are listed on the National Register. The Canadian National Depot in Warroad, located on the only section of the Canadian Transcontinental Railway to cross U.S. land, is believed t...||01/26/2007||462|
|We are praying for fallen patriots at National Memorial Board in Seoul||11/29/2005||250|
|The Women's Memorial is located next to the Anglo Boer War Museum.|
"On March 13, 1900, during the Anglo-Boer War, British forces captured the city and built a concentration camp nearby to house Boer women and children. The National Women's Memorial, on the outskirts of the city, pays homage to the 45,000 women and children (including up to 17,000 black people) who died in these c...
|Saint Julien Wood is a section of forested land in Belgium, near Langemark at the north east of the Ypres Salient. During World War I, the location was known as 'Vancouver Corner'. Kitchener's Wood is close by. It is where one of the most infamous battles of World War I occurred from the 22nd to 24th of April, 1915 between the 5th, 8th, 10th and 15th Battalions of the 2nd Brigade of the Canadia...||08/14/2009||204|
|The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national war memorial located in Washington, D.C., that honors members of the U.S. armed forces who served in the Vietnam War.||05/25/2007||1,226|
|Notre Dame de Lorette is the name of a ridge, basilica, and cemetery northwest of Arras at the village of Ablain-Saint-Nazaire. The high point of the hump-backed ridge stands 165 metres high and - with Vimy Ridge - utterly dominates the otherwise flat Douai plain and the town of Arras.|
The ground was strategically important during the First World War and was bitterly contested in...
|Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...||12/17/2008||1,528|
|At real Canadian Superstore, you can put dinner on the table while at the sametime buying clothes for the family. It's that combination of pricing and convenience that's made real Canadian Superstore the place to shop for almost three decades.|