Unformatted text preview: very successful due to the large amount of ground gained. The Canadian Corps advanced steadily behind a wave of ammunition fire that used over a million shells. On the northern end of the ridge things didn’t progress as smoothly, and this is where they lost most of their men. After hearing of the victory A French soldier said that “It’s impossible! Ah! The Canadians! It is possible.” Canadian forces advancing at Vimy Ridge on April 9 th...
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- Spring '09
- Vimy Ridge, heavily defended Vimy, clear Ally victory