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    War. Battles are not always fought with guns and blood, it can be a fight for different ideas, necessity and equality, which can be seen through Canada’s history. Canada has continues to positively impact issues concerning human rights and equality on an international scale from the early 1900s to the present day by setting a good example for other countries to follow. Some significant events such as the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Person’s Case and bringing home the constitution and the charter of rights prove this to be true. There are many battles that could demonstrate Canada fighting for human rights, but the Battle of Vimy Ridge explicitly portrays how important it is. The Battle of Vimy Ridge happened in April 1917 and lasted 3 days (Historica…

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    Vimy Ridge Victory

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    On April 12th, the Canadians emerged victorious from the Battle of Vimy Ridge; a significant victory that will be lionized as the most eminent battle that Canadians will ever have fought in (“The Capture of Vimy Ridge” par. 13). They have shown their importance in this war that they’re not only thought of as a British Colony, but regarded as an independent nation as well (“The Capture of Vimy Ridge” par. 13). Vimy Ridge is an escarpment located in Northern France. This ridge progressively…

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    Vimy Ridge Significance

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    The Canadian Corps was ordered to take Vimy Ridge, located in northern France from Germany in April, 1917. The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place from April 9-12, 1917 and was a very meaningful victory for the Canadian soldiers. The success and the sacrifices made by Canada in the Battle of Vimy Ridge helped it become recognised by Britain, it was also the first time all 4 Canadian divisions fought as one and as an end result, Canada got a separate seat in the Treaty of Versailles. Due to the…

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    Vimy Ridge Letters

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    letter was 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…

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    Battle Of Vimy Ridge Essay

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    Prior to the Battle of Vimy Ridge, WWI was beginning to seem endless. Casualties began to build up to drastic numbers, forces were weakening, trenches were in horrible condition, and valuable resources needed for the war were depleting. A few number of battles during the First World War were somewhat successful, while most were considered a ground of large-scale chaos and butchery, which often resulted in a stalemate. One successful battle amongst the many that took place during World War I was…

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    Vimy Ridge History Essay

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    the First and Second World War and the Cold War have shaped Canada into what it is today. Events such as Vimy Ridge, where Canada had to fight against the German Sixth Army in a battle that no other country could win. This is the fight that would decide if Canada is truly its own nation that is able to hold its own. In the Second World War, Canada’s task was to raid a German occupied port called Dieppe. The events that followed…

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    By the end of June 5th, the battalion was lightened and sent to the Vancouver Camp at Chateau de la Haie. The conditions there were considerable nicer than that of the trenches. While at the camp, his brigade had a special visitor’ Corps. Commander Sir. Julian Byng. All the officers paraded and thanked for their loyal service as he became recently promoted. But only being a private, Lacon Piercy was not among their numbers. Wretchedly, their time at the Chateau came to an end, as the 12th of…

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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,…

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    Vimy Ridge

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    Birth of a nation Canada achieves stunning victory On April 1917 thousands of Brave Canadian soldiers successfully took Vimy Ridge on securing a tactical area for the allies. Both British and French failed to occupy the ridge with France suffering as much as 150:000 casualties. Hence Canadian forces were called in. A British officer announced that he never believed that the Canadian forces were capable of something like this, Author curry who led Canadians into battle was the first Canadian…

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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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