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The Canadian Army Film Unit records Vimy Day in 1945

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The Canadian Army Film Unit records the ceremonies held at Epsom, Surrey and at the Vimy Ridge Memorial in France on the 28th anniversary of the taking of the ridge by the Canadian Corps on Apr. 9, 1917.  The service at Vimy is attended by troops who liberated the area in 1944, and by veterans of both wars.

Medium: Television
Program: Canadian Army Newsreel 68
Broadcast Date: Apr. 9, 1945
Duration: 1:58

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