Tag Archives: Vimy

A Family Trip to Vimy Ridge, 1936

52C 3 6.1  20100116-002, Canadian War Museum Archive Last semester, you may recall I was working on a project on the subject of the Vimy Ridge sculptures, which involved my own experience as a tourist to Vimy Ridge as well … Continue reading

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The Statues of Vimy: at the Ridge and in the Museum

I have been oddly silent for the past few weeks, as most grad students tend to be at this time of year. I have been buried beneath a pile of books, peering at microfilm, or lugging texts about. Occasionally I … Continue reading

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What is it about 1936?

The year 1936 just keeps popping up in my research in the most unexpected of places. While researching the sinking of the Empress of Ireland in 1914, I have run across numerous references to the successor of her sister ship, the Empress of … Continue reading

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