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100th Anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai, France November 20th–December 3rd, 1917

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At the Battle of Cambrai in November 2017, the Newfoundland Regiment needed to secure the town of Masnières, France. They suffered heavy losses in the early going but played a key role in securing the town. 

This pop-up exhibit explores the story of the battle and some of the Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who fought and died there. And how, faced with fierce German counter-attacks and bombardment, the Newfoundland line held.

Image: Canal in Masnières where the Newfoundland Regiment suffered heavy losses. VA 157-27, The Rooms Provincial Archives