Mother Canada

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial ⓒ Alexander Brett
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial ⓒ Alexander Brett
Mother Canada ⓒ Alexander Brett
Mother Canada ⓒ Alexander Brett
The Spirit of Sacrifice ⓒ Alexander Brett
The Spirit of Sacrifice ⓒ Alexander Brett

Unveiled in 1936, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial commemorates the first time that all 4 Canadian detachments fought together at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Its inspiring columns are visible for miles around as a testament to the great hope for peace after the First World War, and is one of the few First World War monuments to survive the occupation of France intact.

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