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  • Day6

    Vimy Ridge Memorial, France

    June 26, 2018 in France ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    The Vimy memorial was very impressive and we had a beautiful day to see it as it really stood out against the blue sky. It wasn't as big as we were expecting based on what we had seen on TV. There were not too many other people there and we were able to go all over it basically on our own. As it's a very bright white marble and it was a bright and sunny day you had to be very careful. It made the large steps all over it very hard to see. We were very impressed and felt incredibly lucky to be able to see it.Read more

  • Day6

    Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Cdn Cemetery, Franc

    June 26, 2018 in France ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    This is a Canadian WW1 Cemetery that is located right at the edge of where John Kennedy fought at Vimy Ridge. We had to hike in to it. Along the way we were seeing craters in the woods from the bombings much like in the Vimy park. We also spotted 4 barbed wire posts left in the woods. We reached the cemetery and it was incredibly well maintained. We continued hiking further as Doug was hoping to spot landmarks and find some shrapnel balls. He had no luck but we did find poppies growing wild.Read more

  • Day6

    Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France

    June 26, 2018 in France ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    This village is right beside Vimy and it's a village that shows great appreciation for the Canadians. There's Canadian flags flying around the town and they put maple leaf stickers on everything from their garbage pails to their mailboxes.Read more

  • Day3

    Vimy Ridge 5

    March 10, 2018 in France ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    Joined Sept. 1915. Trained in Vernon. Private with 2nd Battalion. Killed a year later Sept.9 1916 by a grenade. Fighting with 4 men from Nakusp. All died on same night. Made the front page of town newspaper. Name was Charles.Read more

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Givenchy-en-Gohelle, جيفنشي إن جوهيل, ژیوانشی-آن-گوئل, Живанши-ан-Гоель, Givinchy-in-Gohelle, 62580, Живанши-ан-Гоэль, Живанши ан Гоел, Живанші-ан-Гоель, 吉旺希昂戈埃勒