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Vimy Foundation
A registered charity committed to sharing the story of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and Canada's role in the First World War more generally.
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Centenary News 4h
Detective writer Raymond Chandler, creator of Philip Marlowe, suffered concussion on the Western Front 19 June 1918. Chris Dickon tells the story :
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Julia MacPherson 4h
The official 2018 VPA video is here! Thank you for an amazing experience and Ajax Creative for documenting what we learned during the VPA.
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Ash0r 8h
Yesterday the class presented their Veteran Biographies The class has been working on these projects for months and our students have uncovered some truly remarkable life stories
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WATCH: This past April, 20 young Canadians participated in the Vimy Foundation’s Vimy Pilgrimage Award program, exploring Canada’s First World War history in France and Belgium.
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VIDÉO: En avril 2018, 20 jeunes Canadiens ont participé au programme du Prix du pèlerinage Vimy de la Fondation Vimy, explorant l'histoire du Canada durant la en France & Belgique.
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Exhibition Place 6h
is proud to the home of these new . to view the trees at the southern border of the Grounds. Learn more about the :
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Vimy Foundation 7h
WATCH: This past April, 20 young Canadians participated in the Vimy Foundation’s Vimy Pilgrimage Award program, exploring Canada’s First World War history in France and Belgium.
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Vimy Foundation 7h
VIDÉO: En avril 2018, 20 jeunes Canadiens ont participé au programme du Prix du pèlerinage Vimy de la Fondation Vimy, explorant l'histoire du Canada durant la en France & Belgique.
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Vimy Foundation 9h
Anyone able to help figure out this mystery for ? "What church in the vicinity of Pouxeux or Géroménil or Arches would have had a notable statue of Joan, and beautiful oil paintings, during 1918?"
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Pike Grey 1914-1918 15h
100 years ago: Francesco Baracca, Italy's top ace (34 victories), is shot down over the Piave. His emblem, a black horse prancing, inspired the logo of the famous Italian car company: Ferrari
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Somme Battlefields 11h
On your way to the Somme Battlefields... Great deals on page 47 ! ➡️
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CBCSundayEdition Jun 18
Gallipoli, Vimy Ridge, The Marne, The Somme, Ypres: all part of history. What about women's stories? New tells story of Canadian nurses killed when Germans torpedoed their hospital ship. An doc
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Juno Beach Centre Jun 18
This NFLD mayor paid tribute to a local veteran during his trip to Juno Beach. How do you pay tribute to the CDNs who came before you when visiting sites of living memory like or the memorials at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel?
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WarGravesCommission Jun 17
Did you see that the project had launched in the US? Soldier Silhouettes have been appearing at iconic locations across America - highlighting their losses during the First World War. Find out more, here:
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Michael Wilson Jun 18
Dutch international student Denise deSmit knew the importance of Vimy Ridge to me. She drew this as a gift for my classroom. She captured “Mother Canada” (aka Our Lady of Sorrow) from the Vimy monument perfectly. She even got a tear from me. Amazing.
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Jay Jun 18
Yes, we're in rehearsal. Tickets? See you at McCrae House.
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Flanders Fields Jun 18
Anything that could not be renovated after the war had to be rebuilt or re-created to be something new altogether. Opening next week, the Architecture and War exhibit in Nieuwpoort looks at the period of reconstruction after :
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Pike Grey 1914-1918 Jun 18
18 June 1918 - 100 years ago today: On the fourth day of the Piave Offensive - Austro-Hungarian wade through waist deep water with supplies for the soldiers in the front line positions.
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TOTAL Fine Arts Jun 18
Explore World War One in colour with The Vimy Foundation's exhibition, also available online!
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Youth Are Awesome Mar 23
Interested in a week-long trip to Belgium and France to learn about Canada's involvement in the First World War? Kiana's latest post goes in-depth about the application process and resources to learn more about the First World War:
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