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By: Tudor Radu , James Ramlal , Jordan Goulbourne , Harris Lytwyn. Vimy Ridge. Setting. Date: April 9 th  – April 12 th 1917 Location: Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France. Britain. Germans. 4 th Canadian Division. 3 rd Canadian Division. 2 nd Canadian Division.

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By tudor radu james ramlal jordan goulbourne harris lytwyn

By: Tudor Radu,

James Ramlal,

Jordan Goulbourne,

Harris Lytwyn

Vimy Ridge


Setting

Setting

  • Date: April 9th – April 12th 1917

  • Location: Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France


Vimy ridge

Britain

Germans

4th Canadian Division

3rd Canadian Division

2nd Canadian Division

1st Canadian Division


Vimy ridge

Vimy Ridge

  • Bleak

  • Baron

  • Wasteland

  • Dull

  • Desolated

  • Muddy

  • Wet


Technology

Technology

  • Guns

  • Tanks

  • Gas

  • Artillery

  • Bombs

  • Planes


M1917 browning

M1917 Browning

  • a heavy machine gun

  • stood on a tripod

  • belt fed ammunition

  • was water cooled

  • Used to take out large amount of troops

  • Heavy machine guns would require four to six operators


Land ship or tank

Land ship or tank

  • created before the battle of Vimy

  • The first combat tank was produced and finished January 1916

  • about 14 tons

  • designed for crossing over trenches


Technology1

Technology

  • British mills bomb

  • Introduced by the British

  • Looks like a hand grenade used today

  • used to cause maximum damage in confined areas


Challenges conditions

Challenges/Conditions

  • Trench foot

  • Cold

  • Heavy gunfire

  • Deaths

  • Floods in the trenches

  • Poor medical care

  • Trench raids

  • Mud

  • Arial bombings

  • Rats


Key figures

Key figures

  • 1st Division of Canada

  • 2nd Division of Canada

  • 3rd Division of Canada

  • 4th Division of Canada

  •  Royal Flying Corps


Results of the battle

Results of the Battle

  • After three days of fighting Canada and Britaincaptured Vimy Ridge

  • over 10000 were wounded

  • about 3000 killed


Significance

Significance

  • Britain, France and Russia were allies, which means that when France needed help against the Germans.

  • Canada came to help Britain and France and they fought off the Germans from invading Vimy Ridge.

  • the first time that troops from all parts of Canada fought together.


How vimy ridge was fought differently

How Vimy Ridge was Fought Differently

  • 3D model of the battle field

  • Solders had individual maps

Soldiers reading maps 


Citations

Citations

  • Battle of Vimy ridge online MP. Web. 10 Jan.2010.       <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures>.

  • Vimy Ridge 1917 – Battlefield. Web. 10 March.2011.       <http://mapleleafup.ca/ww1/vimy1.html>.

  • The Battle of Vimy Ridge, 9-12 April 1917. Web. 19 August.2009.       <http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/vimy/index_e.shtml>.

  • What was the significance of Vimy Ridge battle?. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_was_the_significance_of_Vimy_Ridge_battle>.

  • Brewster, Hugh. At Vimy Ridge Canada’s Greatest WW1 Victory. Toronto:Scholastic. 2006. Print.


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