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Description found in Archives

29th Infantry Battalion advancing over "No Man's Land" through the German barbed wire and heavy fire during the battle of Vimy Ridge. 

Date(s)

Apr. 1917

Place

Vimy, France

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-001086
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
O-1162
Other accession no.
1964-114 NPC

Terms of use

Mention : W.I. Castle/Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-001086
Restrictions on use: Nil
Droit d'auteur : Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

This original photo showing the advance on Vimy Ridge, was later retouched by official photographer W.I. Castle for exhibition purposes related to the Canadian War Records Office exhibitions of battle pictures (see Mikan # 3192389 for retouched version).

Described by the MSTRSLID project.

Availability of other formats note
Slide no.: 4346

Government

Other system control no.

3233066