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Article about: With this being the anniversary of The Battle Of Vimy Ridge I thought I would post my grandfathers pictures of the ceremony he attended during WW2 while he was in France. Thank you and hope

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    With this being the anniversary of The Battle Of Vimy Ridge I thought I would post my grandfathers pictures of the ceremony he attended during WW2 while he was in France. Thank you and hope all is well with everyone.

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    A WW1 German Feldpostkarte showing a soldier in a shot up wood on Vimy Ridge, card hasn't been used, which is a pity as it would have been useful in dating it.
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    Yesterday, the French TV saw the inauguration of the monument, 1936 by King Edouard VIII.
    The best Militaria forum in France is here : http://deutsch-militaria.forumactif.us/

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    Quote by lebus12 View Post
    Yesterday, the French TV saw the inauguration of the monument, 1936 by King Edouard VIII.
    There was a Canadian pilgrimage there, there were thousands of vets and families

    Interesting information here:

    http://www.canadianmilitaryhistory.c...rimage-v-2.pdf
    Last edited by HistoryMan; 04-15-2017 at 03:37 PM.

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