Their involvement in World War I, especially at the Vimy Ridge Battle made Canada look like a mature nation in the eyes of other countries . More than 10,000 courageous Canadian soldiers were killed and it was also the best successful battle of World War I. Seven Canadians earned the Victoria Cross for their bravery in front of German fire. Soon, Canada started to demand for more freedom and it was granted. From 1930-1959, Canada had achieved the most in terms of attaining independence from Britain because of their successful tactics at the Sicily and the Liberation of Netherlands battles.
Pierre Trudeau was a suitable Prime Minister, his work and his success impacted greatly on Canada and his effort will be respected by all the Canadian generations. Works Cited "Biography." ARCHIVED. N.p., n.d. Web.
The Ridge overlooking the Douai plain was essentially the “Hinge of the German line” as quoted by John Stephen. Losing this high ground would leave the Germans positions in the region exposed to the Allies, destabilizing the entire area. In the end the impossible was made possible and the Canadians captured the ridge and won the first major victory in the war. The reason for their success came from not only their strategies and preparedness but also uniting together for the very first time in the war as Canadians. From a strategic point of view the Canadians were extremely innovative in their offensive tactics and without doubt led to their success in the battle.
He is a very significant man because of the way he established Canadian Identity culturally, socially and through global relationships. He was the man who introduced ways to change Canada in order to improve lives. Firstly, he constructing the base of canadian culture. One thing he did was that he set the foundation of bringing bilingualism into being. The Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism was established by Pearson.
For example, as Marc Milner clearly and concisely explained, “The Allies won the war in the Atlantic and did it in a convincing style. Canadians proved superior on all fronts, from sheer industrial production to intelligence, equipment, operational research and command and control” (Sarty 18). Also precisely described by Jean Pierre Blackburn, Canadian Minister of Veteran’s Affairs, 2010, The Battle of the Atlantic was one of the most harrowing and important struggles of the Second World War. Many Canadian sailors and civilians crossed the treacherous North Atlantic, under the constant threat of U-boats and carrying dangerous cargo. It was a struggle to sustain the vital lifeline of supplies from Canada's east coast to Britain and the European Front so that the fight for freedom and democracy could continue.
The approval of Canada’s seat was important to both the significance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the eligibility to participate on the world stage because it was one of the first steps Canada took towards its independence from Great Britain. After the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Canada became ... ... middle of paper ... ...L., and Dean F. Oliver. The Oxford companion to Canadian military history. Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press ;, 2011.
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