Yes, Vimy was the most tactically spectacular: One of the best-planned, best-executed Allied operations of the whole war.
Her grandfather was decorated for gallantry at Vimy Ridge and went on to found the Canadian armored corps.
Vimy fully deserves the honour it carries in the national memory.
But the exclusive attention to Vimy obscures other Canadian achievements even more deserving of honour.
In the First World War they captured and then defended Vimy Ridge on the Western Front, albeit at a terrible cost in lives.
The Canadians have made answer on a hundred stricken fields before and after Vimy Ridge.
They came from the Canadians at75 Vimy Ridge, and were full of their praises.
During April 10, 1917, when the last German was being cleared out of the Vimy area, the snow fell heavily.
If Arras and Vimy had not held, things would have been grave indeed.
There was a great amount of mining going on all the time at Vimy Ridge from both sides.