Archive for April 9th, 2012

  • Letters From Garnet – France, Feb. 7, 1918

    April 9, 2012 by Jason Duprau
     “…Everything around it was shot to pieces, trees standing stark and naked, stripped of branches or shattered to splinters…” Mr. W.E. Dobbs,                                                                                            France, Feb. 7, 1918 511 Craig St., Winnipeg, Man. Canada   Dear Lottie and Walt, I’ve been trying for a chance...
  • 04/9/1917

    At 5:30 a.m. the Canadian Corps launches its attack against Vimy Ridge as part of the larger Arras offensive. The commanding position atop the ridge is to serve as a hinge for further British operations in the coming weeks. This is the...