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Farbus Wood - Donald Fraser - We were there

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German Gun Emplacements, Farbus Wood, Vimy Ridge
Using recent advances in flash spotting, sound ranging and aerial observation, Canadian reconnaissance teams identified 175 German batteries which were capable of defending Vimy Ridge. Canadian counter battery work prior to the assault eliminated almost 86 percent of these, and in the process, greatly reduced the number of Canadian casualties.

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