The War Museum also opened its doors to the public Sunday for a free visit and a live stream viewing of the sister ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Monument in France.
The official anniversary of Vimy Ridge, which featured four Canadian divisions fighting together as a unit for the first time to take the almost impossible ridge from German defenders is April 9, although the battle stretched on four days. "One hundred years later, we must say this, together". "Going as far as sacrificing their lives, these men both ordinary and extraordinary of the British dominion fought for the first time as citizens of a single and same country.side by side here in Vimy".
About 3,600 Canadians died in the battle in northern France, that began on Easter Sunday, 9 April 1917.
It was the first time that four military divisions from Canada fought together as the Canadian Corps. "I went to Vimy Ridge and checked it out and I found his gravestone and took pictures".
Charles, the heir to the throne, said the Canadians succeeded where other armies had failed in seizing the high ground at Vimy.
Others have only sepia-toned photographs or letters and diaries to remember great uncles and distant cousins who were among the 10,500 Canadians killed or wounded during the four-day battle for the ridge.
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The crowd was the biggest for the series of centenary commemorations of World War I battles in France and five times bigger than for the commemoration of the Battle of Verdun in May a year ago.
William and Harry - who have both served in the armed forces - will lay a pair of boots, some of the first of thousands that will be placed at the site by Canadian and French youth - representing nearly 3,600 Canadians who died during the battle.
But it wasn't the largest battle that the Canadians fought in the First World War. "This victory forged the birth of a national Canadian identity". Let us remember those soldiers who sacrificed so much and let us strive always for a better understanding of our history and for peace.
The government of Canada hosted Sunday's somber ceremony of official speeches and performances by Canadian artists such as singer Loreena McKennitt. The monument consists of a red metallic base with sculptures of soldiers' feet. In the century since, it's come to be seen as a defining moment in Canada's history, marking its emergence as a global power independent from Great Britain.
They've been in the country since Thursday, visiting historic sites from the First World War.
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