The Canadian Press

2007-04-09 | Vimy Remembrance

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Thousands gathered in Vimy, France April 9th for the re-dedication of the monument to the Canadians who died in the attack on Vimy Ridge 90 years ago. The Queen told the crowd that four Victoria Crosses were awarded to Canadians for bravery at Vimy -- but she said all the Canadians showed conspicuous bravery. (Queen Elizabeth also committed the re-dedication of the memorial to six Canadians who died in Afghanistan just the day before. )

Date: 2007-04-09
Placeline: VIMY, France.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was a stunning victory more in capturing this formidable objective the Canadian call transformed Vimy Ridge from a symbol of Despair into a source of inspiration to two and a half years of deadly still made it possible that the Allies would prevail >>