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Gun emplacements - Vimy Ridge - War Diaries - Where we fought...

Advancing through "No Man's Land," April 1917.
The advancement of the 29th Infantry (Vancouver) Battalion over "No Man's Land" through the German barbed wire and heavy fire during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The War Diary from the 6th Infantry Brigade tells that "Stiff opposition was met . . . as the German gunners held their ground and did their utmost to check our troops [29th and 38th Battalions]."

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Canada. Department of National Defence Collection 1964-114
Photographer: Captain H.E. Knobel

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