The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

The Assault at Vimy; Battlefield Maps

In 1936, Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League organized a Pilgrimage to the dedication of the Vimy Memorial and the Battlefields. The pilgrimage took place in July-August 1936. These maps, showing the plan of attack on Vimy Ridge, were published as part of the Guidebook provided to the "pilgrims."

These maps should be viewed in conjunction with:

The Canadian and German Front Line Positions at at April 9th, 1917, Prior to the Attack on Vimy Ridge

The Canadian and German Front Line Positions at at April 9th, 1917, Prior to the Attack on Vimy Ridge
Assembly Positions for the Attack on BLACK LINE

See the Evolution of the Battle Order for the structure of the Corps prior to the attack.

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Map Illustrating the Plan of Attack on Vimy Ridge, 9th April, 1917

Map Illustrating the Plan of Attack on Vimy Ridge, 9th April, 1917
Assembly Positions for the Attack on BLACK LINE

See the Evolution of the Battle Order for the structure of the Corps prior to the attack and before the assault on each objective line: BLACK, RED, BLUE, BROWN.

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