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Description English: Postcard of the Valcartier military base. Due to the site's proximity to the Quebec City harbour, Valcartier was hastily set up as a military camp upon the commencement of the First World War, ultimately becoming the largest military base on Canadian soil during the war and serving as the main embarkation point for troops headed to Europe.

A 1914 postcard of the Valcartier military base. Due to the site's proximity to the Quebec City harbour, Valcartier was hastily set up as a .

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Troops from a Highland Regiment clean their dishes after a meal at Valcartier Camp, -canadasmilitaryhist

NOTRE PREMIÈRE ARMÉE CANADIENNE – SCÈNE DU CAMP DE VALCARTIER [P.Q.] AU RETOUR DE L’EXERCICE. Photo: BAC

Legion Magazine offers a blend of military heritage and Canadian history with articles by noted historians and journalists.

1917: Canadian troops dig themselves in while shrapnel bursts overhead at Vimy Ridge - Found via The Passion of Former Days

Canadian troops dig themselves in while shrapnel bursts overhead at Vimy Ridge - Found via The Passion of Former Days

Actual combat photo taken at the time of the first assault wave on Vimy Ridge. The soldiers can be seen calmly walking behind the creeping barrage while German shells burst overhead.

William Ivor Castle (Great Britain, Infantry Battalion advancing over “No man’s Land” through the German Barbed Wire and Heavy Fire during the Battle of Vimy Ridge,

In the summer of 1914, soldiers took a break at the Valcartier camp north of Quebec City, where they were preparing for embarkation in Europe....  Été 1914, des soldats prennent une pause au camp de Valcartier au Nord de Québec, ou il se préparent pour l'embarquement en Europe.

In the summer of 1914, soldiers took a break at the Valcartier camp north of Quebec City, where they were preparing for embarkation in Europe.... Été 1914, des soldats prennent une pause au camp de Valcartier au Nord de Québec, ou il se préparent pour l'embarquement en Europe.

British Artillery Battery at Mount Scopus

British artillery battery on Mount Scopus in the Battle of Jerusalem,

Royal Garrison Artillery Mountain Battery on mules in South Africa 1889

The iconic British defeat on January during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

British troops crossing a pontoon bridge in 1914 Marne Battle

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Soldats Canadiens qui se sont emparés d'un emplacement de mitrailleuses allemand, au sommet de la crête de Vimy.

Vimy Fortifications - A German machine-gun emplacement of reinforced concrete on the crest of Vimy Ridge, and the Canadians who seized it.

All sizes | Canadian and British prisoners of war awaiting liberation by the landing party from HMCS Prince Robert, Hong Kong / Prisonniers de guerre canadiens et britanniques attendant d’être libérés par l’équipage du NCSM Prince Robert, Hong Kong | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

All sizes | Canadian and British prisoners of war awaiting liberation by the landing party from HMCS Prince Robert, Hong Kong / Prisonniers de guerre canadiens et britanniques attendant d’être libérés par l’équipage du NCSM Prince Robert, Hong Kong | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Japanese troops with their artillery pieces on the hills on HK Island Dec 1941.

Japanese troops with their artillery pieces on the hills on HK Island Dec

Soldiers of the 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade marches past Sam Hughes, the Minister of Militia and Defence, and Major-General Arthur Currie in the summer of 1916. Canadian troops were known by the British Tommies as "fuckin' five bobbers," as they received almost five times the pay of their British counterparts.

Soldiers of the 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade marches past Sam Hughes, the Minister of Militia and Defence, and Major-General Arthur Currie in the summer of 1916. Canadian troops were known by the British Tommies as "fuckin' five bobbers," as they received almost five times the pay of their British counterparts.

Les Français à Verdun - 1916

"Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields." The Great War cemetery at Verdun where my grandfather is buried

Land Battles - Armies of Occupation | Canada and the First World War

General Sir Arthur Currie and Staff crossing the Rhine at Bonn.

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