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Monday, 28th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 82


ejwalshe

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100 YEARS AGO TODAY: Canada's Hundred Days - 82.

The 3rd Canadian Infantry Division takes over some of the 4th Division's front, while French troops are involved in
heavy fighting in taking the village of Verly. American troops face a similar fight around the village of Grand Pré,
Monday, 28th October 1918.

The 47th Division of the British Army, with General William Birdwood, Commander-in-Chief of the Fifth Army, enter
Lille.  In the grandstand is the British Secretary of State for War, Winston Churchill.

Imperial War Museum and MIKAN photos captured Monday, 28th October 1918.

Library and Archives Canada
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61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery
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Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty
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60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery
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A video of today's photos are to be found on my YouTube account: 
 

 

 

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