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Canada’s defining moment: A look at Vimy Ridge News

The Canadian Corps set upon Vimy Ridge 100 years ago. The seven-kilometre ridge was heavily occupied by German soldiers who had successfully fended off previous Allied attacks. The Canadians overcame insurmountable odds by taking the ridge. This elevated Canada’s reputation as formidable and efficient fighters. This wasn’t without sacrifice as Canada and their Allies suffered more than 10,000 casualties and injuries.