World War I Photos: Vimy Ridge (3)

=== by Bob Sutherland ===

Canadian military photographs taken during the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France, April-May 1917, page 3.

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1229war.jpg
Photo: 1229.jpg (760 x 587 pixels)
Photographer: William Ivor Castle
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001229
Pack horses are transporting 18-pounder ammunition for field guns of the 20th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. Neuville St. Vaast, April 1917.
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Photo: 1231.jpg (750 x 564 pixels)
Photographer: William Ivor Castle
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001231
Pack horses are transporting 18-pounder ammunition for field guns of the 20th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. Neuville St. Vaast, France, April 1917.
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Photo: 1230.jpg (1000 x 781 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001230
Corduroy roads were laid by Canadians behind their lines to allow heavy traffic to pass for the great advance. May 1917.
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Photo: war28.jpg (902 x 699 pixels), (1804 x 1397 pixels)
Photographer: William Ivor Castle.
Library and Archives Canada. PA-001267
Victorious Canadian troops en route to a rest break after taking part in the capture of Vimy Ridge. May 1917.
war29.jpg
Photo: war29.jpg (938 x 711 pixels), (1876 x 1422 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001220
Fake German cannons found during the attack on Vimy Ridge. May 1917.
war30.jpg
Photo: war30.jpg (957 x 721 pixels), (1913 x 1435 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001348
A mine exploding near Vimy Ridge. May 1917.
war31.jpg
Photo: war31.jpg (905 x 703 pixels), (1809 x 1405 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001361
Directing fire of a captured German cannon now being used by the Canadian army. May 1917.
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Photo: war32.jpg (948 x 714 pixels), (1896 x 1427 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-001379
Breaking up barbed wire with trench mortar shells. Vimy Ridge, France, May 1917.