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Echoes of Vimy at the Quebec Citadel Museum

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Lt-Col Philippe Bourque, commander of the 2e Bataillon of the Royal 22e Régiment and the Quebec Citadel and president of the board of directors of Museum of the R22eR, Dany Hamel, director of the Museum, and Chief Warrant Officer Éric Poissan, the regimental sergeant major of the 2R22eR, stand before the model of the Vimy Ridge battlefield at the newly-opened Echoes of Vimy exhibit.

During the First World War, also known as the Great War, soldiers of the Canadian Corps fought against the German Army to take back Vimy Ridge, from April 9 to 12, 1917.