Tour Dates: August 20 – September 1 , 2017
The 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Army at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele
The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the two major victories of the Canadian Army along the Western Front, the capture of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele. We will be examining the actions of the Canadian Corps in 1917 as well as discovering their other actions in the Great War. In addition, the tour will focus on some of the main campaign areas of the Canadian, British and American Armies that fought in Belgium and France during the First and Second World Wars. Join retired history teacher and battlefield guide John Hetherington on this unique educational journey across the battlefields of Western Europe. This is a custom tour designed for all ages and anyone with an interest in military history.