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15-25 August 1917

Battle of Hill 70

Rosalie
Rosalie
A soldier rifle carved with the names of all the battles he and/or the 22nd Battalion fought in.
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LAC Photos
LAC Photos
Photographs of the Lens/Loos area before, during and after the victory
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War Art
War Art
An artistic collection and documentary history of the war.
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Story Robe
Story Robe
Used by First Nations people to record important battles
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Battle Maps
Battle Maps
Battle Maps showing the before during and CEF positions.
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In a matter of hours the Canadian Corps captured and held all their objectives on Hill 70. In the following days, twenty-one German counter-attacks were launched against Hill 70; all of them defeated by Canadian guns, heart, and courage.

 
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