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- Vimy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
- also known as Vimy, France
- part of Pas-de-Calais
- Vimy is a future federal electoral district in Quebec. It will encompass a portion of Quebec now included in the electoral districts of Laval and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin.
There are other places with in their name, like Vimy Ridge.
Vimy was a French Thoroughbred racehorse and sire best known for winning the 1955 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Racing in France, Vimy won three of his five races including the Prix Noailles as well as finishing second in the Prix du Jockey Club. In July he became the first French horse to win the King George on his first and only race in Britain. He was retired from racing after his win at Ascot and stood as a stallion in Ireland before being exported to Japan in 1964.
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- died in (36 years ago)
Vimy is a 2008 theater production of the play by Vern Thiessen.
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Battlefield Events (2015)
Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois
Vimy is a 100-hectare park provide by the Government of France as a Canadian memorial site for eternity. In this way, these comments embody the polysemic nature of the landscape of war (Seaton 2009a), that meanings co-constructed can ...
by Mrs. John Van Vorst
Vimy Ridge or the Crete de Vimy is a ridge of hills - about 400 feet in altitude and which dominates the plain of Lens and of Douai. On account of its height and because of the fact that it serves as a post of observation, the Germans fortified it in ...
Downhill from Vimy (2016)
by Christopher Levan
R O MA V | N/AY Downhill rom Vimy is a great yarn, full of action, humour, romance and social commentory, narrated by the inner, Uncensored and often politically incorrect musings of a parish ...
The Vimy Oaks (2017)
A Journey to Peace by Linda Granfield
“Vimy is a place in France where there was an important battle in a war. Let's go and see why it's the name of this farm.” And Sandy slowly turned the McDonald car into the driveway. Into history. Farmer Leslie Howard Miller greeted the ...
The First World War (2014)
by Cyril Falls
Vimy is a proud name in Canada to this day. Upwards of ten thousand prisoners were captured. The two armies received splendid supportfrom the R.F.C., butthe tanks, though a fewwere invaluable, suffered alltoo manycasualties from ditching ...
Vimy. Ridge. Vinci. to the hilltop varied from 1200 yards to a mile, as the Canadians advanced, under the protection of a barrage of shellfire, they were subjected to a fierce bombardment, chiefly of machine guns, on the extreme left. But they ...
Vimy. Ridge. Vinci. to the hilltop varied from 1200 yards to a mile. AS the Canadians advanced, under the protection of a barrage of shellfirc, they were subjected to a fierce bombardment, chiefly of machine guns, on the extreme left. But they ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
Vimy Ridge Vinci. to the hilltop varied from 1200 yards to a mile. As the Canadians advanced, under the protection of a barrage of shellfire, they were subjected to a fierce bombardment, chiefly of machine guns, on the extreme left. But they ...
by Stephen Pope, Elizabeth-Anne Wheal
Vimy Ridge Tactically important ridge running almost 12km just northeast of Arrasandoverlooking the town.Itstoodonor close tothe WESTERNFRONT foralmost four yearsafter it was occupied by the Germansin September 1914, andwasthe ...
by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly
A storyin whichpersonal loss is mapped atopa collective tale of national mourning, the novel culminates in the construction ofWalter Allward's famous Vimy Memorial in France. Urquhartisone of Canada's bestknown contemporary novelists, ...
History, Language, Literature, Biography, Geography, Travel, Art, Government, Politics, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Science, Education, Natural History, Statistics and Miscellany by Henry Woldmar Ruoff
Canadian troops capture Vimy Ridge. Other British attacks near Arras make important gains . 13. The British advancing between the Scarpe and the Loos, capture Vimy, ...
by Cathal J. Nolan
saw the Canadian Corps capture Vimy Ridge, a strategic high point held by the Germans that had broken a French attack in 1915. The Germans were stunned and opened to a penetrating assault, but ...
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