78 - The conduct of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Part II


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This is a special miniseries to celebrate 150 years of Permanent Artillery since the formation of A and B Batteries, Royal Canadian Artillery.

This episode details the conduct of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a stunning success for the Canadian Corps.

This follows on from our Bullecourt series. The Battle of Bullecourt occured 48 hours later and 30 km south of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. We will compare and contrast Vimy Ridge with Bullecourt to highlight to real cost of failing to correctly plan and resource an attack.

Check out the show notes for the podcast for all of the information that we cover in this episode as well as the images and other details that didn't make it into the podcast.

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