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Bookmarks!

Bookmarks!
The bookmarks below are contructed from several photographs and some artwork from the Battle of Hill 70. 

FrenchWomenSellingOranges.jpgAbove, a photo of French women selling oranges from baskets to Canadian soldiers, as they returned to camp.

Below, a photo of a badly wounded Canadian giving a friend a light during Hill 70.
BadlyWoundedCDNGivingLight.jpg
Finally, the painting Artillery Horse Killed, by painter Alfred Bastien. Bastien was a Belgian artist and soldier, whose enlistment in the Belgian Army eventually resulted in a transfer to the 'Section Artistique.' 
In 1917, Lord Beaverbrook personally requested that he be seconded to the Canadian Army, where he stayed until September of 1918. The war artist Bastien was attached to the 22nd Battalion, and produced many works of art about the Canadian war experience.
AlfredBastienArtilleryHorseKilled.jpg

Download a bookmark in English or en Fran├žais, below! 

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The photos and artwork are of scenes at Hill 70, used with permission from Library and Archives Canada. 
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