VIMY BATTLEFIELD STUDY TOUR – 2017

The Communications and Electronics (C&E) Branch Heritage Program coordinated an impressive Battlefield Study Tour in conjunction with the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (RCA) that took 100 serving, retired and associate members of our Branch on a WWI/WWII Battlefield Study Tour from 1 to 10 April 2017. The tour included participation in the national commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, on 9 April 2017, and an educational program that delivered guided tours of Passchendaele, Menin Gate in Ypres, Verrières Ridge, Beaumont-Hamel, Arras, Dieppe, Normandy, Juno Beach, Caen and other places of historical military significance.