Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, Vimy

Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy honors a major World War I battle, the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917, which marked the first time Canada fielded an entire army of her own. Vimy was the only victory the Allies would enjoy during their 1917 spring offensive. The memorial contains a large number of stylized features, including 20 human figures, which help the viewer in contemplating the structure as a whole. The front wall, normally mistaken for the back, is 7.3 m (24 ft) high and represents an impenetrable wall of defense. Plan to visit Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vimy attractions using our Vimy trip website .
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  • My uncles who survived WWI left from Arras one hundred years ago. I went ithere to Arras in memory of them. After seeing Vimy Nov 2 2019, i wanted so much to say thank you to them. I wanted to hug the...  more »
  • Very nice site very well maintained! The site of the Canadian Monument and dedicated to the memory of the many Canadian soldiers but also of other nations who died in 1917 to defend Hill 145 (dominant geographical point). There is the Canadian Monument but also reconstructed Canadian and German trench lines, a military cemetery and also a very interesting mini museum.
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