Vimy Ridge 13

Vimy Ridge 13

Vimy Ridge is a famous place and monument in France. It is dedicated to Canadians as they were able to take ground that was kept by the Germans in World War I. It was thought to be impenetrable and unbeatable and yet the Canadians did it. It was part of the Battle of Arras in the Pas-de-Calais Region of France. 

This monument is 30 meters high and was designed by Walter Seymour Allward. It was unveiled in 1936 by King Edward the VIII. It was restored in 2007. Did you know that when you are on those grounds, you are back in Canada? I love this series of photos that I took because to me, it means a great deal and I honour those soldiers who fought and lost their lives for our freedoms. 

This image is part of a series dedicated to Vimy Ridge. There are 13 in total. This is number 13 and the completion of this set. 

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Vimy Ridge 12

Vimy Ridge 12 – Photography by Mary Mikawoz
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Vimy Ridge 12

Vimy Ridge is a famous place and monument in France. It is dedicated to Canadians as they were able to take ground that was kept by the Germans in World War I. It was thought to be impenetrable and unbeatable and yet the Canadians did it. It was part of the Battle of Arras in the Pas-de-Calais Region of France. 

This monument is 30 meters high and was designed by Walter Seymour Allward. It was unveiled in 1936 by King Edward the VIII. It was restored in 2007. Did you know that when you are on those grounds, you are back in Canada? I love this series of photos that I took because to me, it means a great deal and I honour those soldiers who fought and lost their lives for our freedoms. 

This image is part of a series dedicated to Vimy Ridge. There are 13 in total. This is number 12 I like the variety of clouds from straight to fluffy. 

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Vimy Ridge 9

Vimy Ridge 9 – Photography by Mary Mikawoz
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Vimy Ridge 9

Vimy Ridge is a famous place and monument in France. It is dedicated to Canadians as they were able to take ground that was kept by the Germans in World War I. It was thought to be impenetrable and unbeatable and yet the Canadians did it. It was part of the Battle of Arras in the Pas-de-Calais Region of France. 

This monument is 30 meters high and was designed by Walter Seymour Allward. It was unveiled in 1936 by King Edward the VIII. It was restored in 2007. Did you know that when you are on those grounds, you are back in Canada? I love this series of photos that I took because to me, it means a great deal and I honour those soldiers who fought and lost their lives for our freedoms. 

This image is part of a series dedicated to Vimy Ridge. There are 14 in total. This is number 9. 

Thanks in advance for liking commenting, sharing and purchasing. Check out my other images and collections. Thanks for all positive feedback.

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For a portfolio of creative work including art, photography and mixed media by Mary Mikawoz, click here.

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Necks Up Everyone!

Necks Up Everyone! – Photography by Mary Mikawoz

Necks Up Everyone

This is a photograph of a group of pink flamingos in water. It is as if there is a Drill Sargent in the military telling his troops “Necks Up Everyone!” I think it is a fun picture. There are seven birds which I think is an interesting number.

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Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Mikawoz Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

On this day, Dominion Day or Canada Day, July 1, 1916, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment faced the German army at Beaumont-Hamel on the first day of the Battle of Somme, inflicting 90 percent casualties.

According to Wikipedia, there were a number of memorials erected by the Newfoundland government after the war. “ Four were erected in France at Beaumont-Hamel, Gueudecourt, Masnières, and Monchy-le-Preux and the fifth is Courtri/Kortrijk in Belgium.” A sixth monument stands in Bowring Park in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

The memorials are all centrally identical featuring the emblem of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment being the caribou standing atop of Newfoundland granite appearing to roar in the direction of the enemy. This photograph was taken at Beaumont-Hamel in France. We walked around the paths.

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Famous Alcatraz Island

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Alcatraz Island

I took this photo of this famous island from a ferry boat ride that was going by the sight.  The island is known as “The Rock” and was home to a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison and a federal prison.  Native Americans call it an “evil island” and believe it to be cursed.  A number of movies have been made on the Island.  Tours are available to it.  You can see a huge barge on the right of the photo and in front of the bridge.

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The Citadelle Cross

According to Wikipedia, “The Citadelle is a military installation and official residence located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. This citadel is part of the fortifications of Quebec City.

The Citadelle is a National Historic Site of Canada and also forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada.  The fortress is located within the “Historic District of Old Québec”, which was designated a World Heritage Site in 1985.”

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