And an idea conceived by Richmond amateur radio operator Don Studney will be front and centre near the famous memorial at the former battlefield in Europe, where, despite forcing the occupying German army out, 3, men lost their lives during the bloody, four-day battle, with another 7, wounded. They based themselves at Vimy after that and played an important role thereafter. Studney and the other, mainly Canadian, operators formed the Vimy Commemorative Station Society more than two years ago and set about organizing their commemoration. The society has spent the last two years planning the broadcast from Vimy Ridge, including making several trips to the site to meet and coordinate with Veteran Affairs, which is organizing the commemorations. We will be making voice communications and sending out Morse codes For those not familiar with amateur radio communications, whomever is transmitting with the Vimy Ridge centenary call sign will solicit radio chat from around the globe, with the hope that anyone who hears it, will recognize the sign.
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To download this Today marks the th The poem resonated deeply for many people during the First World War and it soon became very well known. Its popularity helped make the poppy a central symbol of remembrance in many countries and millions still wear one of these small red flowers over their hearts every fall. Pictured is John McCrae and his dog Bonneau during the war.
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The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. The Canadian National Vimy Memorial in northern France has become a gathering place for some French citizens looking for kinky sex. Monday, a French couple appeared at the courthouse in nearby Arras on charges of sexual exhibitionism at the First World War memorial.