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Her grandfather was decorated for gallantry at Vimy Ridge and went on to found the Canadian armored corps.
In the First World War they captured and then defended Vimy Ridge on the Western Front, albeit at a terrible cost in lives.Canada Comes to the Rescue of Great Britain, Again|Andrew Roberts|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Vimy fully deserves the honour it carries in the national memory.
Yes, Vimy was the most tactically spectacular: One of the best-planned, best-executed Allied operations of the whole war.
But the exclusive attention to Vimy obscures other Canadian achievements even more deserving of honour.
At Vimy Ridge we held the longest portion of trenches that we have ever held before or since—five miles.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
The bloodiest battle of 1917 was fought on the slopes of Vimy Ridge.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
Then, taking the motor once more, we passed through wrecked and empty villages until we came to the foot of Vimy Ridge.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
The extreme left of the enemys attack on the Vimy Ridge rested on the left boundary of the new sector.
Finally, he added to the troops an additional embarrassment by his capture of the Vimy Ridge.