For King and Empire TV Series Ep.3: Storming the Ridge

For King and Empire TV Series Ep.3: Storming the Ridge

Moving north after the charnel house of the Somme, the Canadians plan for their most difficult operation of the war to date; the attack on the German fortress position of Vimy Ridge. Thought to be impregnible, the Canadians would have to plan and execute to perfection to snatch this vital position from the Germans. Nobody thought they could do it.

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