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    Vimy

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    Among the battlegrounds Canadian soldiers have toiled and fought, Vimy is aptly the location of Canada’s largest war memorial, symbolic of the selfless exploits of Canadian soldiers. The Battle of Vimy Ridge awakened nationalism and pushed the country out of Britain’s shadow, while other battles such as those of Passchendaele and Somme were counterproductive, leading to fruitless sacrifices that deflated Canadian morale and a costly stalemate that created internal and external rifts for Canada, respectively. The Battle of Vimy Ridge marked Canada’s transition from a country controlled heavily by Britain to one that would dominate world affairs. The event was a turning point - one that united soldiers and civilians alike, and moved the country…

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    Vimy Ridge History Essay

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    Vimy Ridge is an escarpment and it was where the battle occurred. Canadian Corps had to take control of the high ground to get an advantage but it was already held down by the German Sixth Army. This proved to be a difficult task and Canadian Corps underwent weeks of training to prepare for this battle. Victory was highly dependent on the heavy artillery fire so they could use it as cover. In the end, Canada came out on top but many people died and to this day, many of the soldiers still don’t…

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    Vimy Ridge Letters

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    written by John Leslie McNaughton, a Canadian soldier who served in World War. John joined the Canadian army in June, 1915, and was appointed overseas for one year, before his capture and imprisonment on May, 1917. 15 of the letters he wrote, including four he wrote after the battle of Vimy Ridge were recovered after the war. This specific letter was written in France, on 21st April 1917, days after Vimy Ridge, a month before his confinement, and later published online on the website Canadian…

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    Battle Of Vimy Ridge Essay

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    stage of the First World War, but will forever hold a significant place in Canadian history and its citizens. As once said by the Honorable Julian Fantino, "The Battle of Vimy Ridge remains…

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    World War I was one of Canada’s first chances to prove that Canada was ready to be set onto the world stage. One of Canada’s proudest moments was no doubt the Battle of Vimy Ridge. In that battle, the Canadian Corps successfully captured a strategic hill overlooking a large plot of land over France (Newman 117). This battle was unique as it implemented many solutions in an effort to overcome the power of trenches, and that both British and French troops had both tried to take the ridge with…

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    Nov. 11 - The impressive efforts that Canadians made during the world war is not to be overlooked. Our many outstanding achievements made during the last three months have proved Canada’s army to be amongst the best of the best. Successful battles such as one that took place at Vimy Ridge, France or Passchendaele, Belgium give Canadians a reputable name as the best-offensive Allied troop. Canadian troops were given the task of being the forerunners of the attacks and we completed our assignments…

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    This paper will attempt to further support the claim made by Tim Cook that rum was more than a drink, but a “medicine” for Canadian soldiers during the Great War. However, he asserts that prohibition was viewed as “patriotic” for those back in Canada. The dichotomous perspectives of rum and its necessity during the war is prevalent in the pieces by Cook and Thompson, as well as the primary documents consisting of letters sent home from soldiers that address and make mention of rum. The paper…

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    The Army Counterintelligence field first began in 1942 as the Army Counter Intelligence Corps. Army CI has undergone many changes in the last 74 years since then. Some of the time, changes were made with the intention of furthering the successes of Army CI. Other times, changes were made to prevent shortfalls that were identified through previous failures. All in all, there are many things right with the Army CI and there are many things wrong. My intention is to identify one of the…

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    He states that the basic branches utilized by the British Regular Army in America were the infantry, cavalry, and artillery. All these were separate battalions, unlike the Queen’s Rangers who had all three of these basic army branches in one corps. These branches made up the basics of all armies during the eighteenth century and the fact that the Queens Rangers had all three made them extremely effective from a command standpoint. This meant it was harder for commanders in regular units to…

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    quite the objective for which she was searching. Since the work was monotonous and unfulfilling, she was inspired to join the Peace Corps. There, she found laborious tasks and stressful situations, but she also served the world more in two years than many do in their entire life. Yilan was, in a sense, the essence of a volunteer. She found her purpose in helping others through the Peace Corps, a venerable organization that has served to greatly improve the lives of people outside of the United…

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