Canada's Independence

Canada's Independence

by. Luke

Canada's effort in both the world wars and other smaller wars is what mostly contributed to Canada gaining its independence. One of the moments that helped Canada come into its own was the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Another moment that defined Canada was the battle at the beaches of Normandy (D-Day). Another moment in Canada's history that defined them was the liberation of Holland. therefore for these reasons Canada's effort in wars is what gained them their independence.

One of the moments that defined Canada arguably more than any was the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Vimy Ridge is a location in France that Germany was trying to take over in world war one. ...

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it was a common strategy to bombard enemy defenses with all available heavy artillery. It was believed that preliminary bombardment would enable soldiers to capture enemy trenches”. Using this tactic Canada was able to defeat the German soldiers and protect Vimy Ridge. Before this battle Canada was known as just a part of Britain but after they won Vimy Ridge they started to make a name for themselves as their own country. Therefore a defining moment in Canadian history is the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Arguably Canada's second biggest war effort was at the beaches of Normandy beach(d day). D day was when the allies stormed the beaches of Normandy in order to start the liberation of Germany, Nazi Germany having control over a lot of Europe at the time this attack was planned to start the liberation of Nazi Germany. Canada played a vital role in the Normandy beach attack, the attack was divided into 5 beaches Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and sword, Canada was sent to Juno and was the one ...

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Added: 12/5/2017 11:39:46 PM
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Category: World History
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