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The Cavalry at Monchy-le-Preux

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The Battle of Arras started on 9 April – Easter Monday – 1917. The most famous action in this battle is the storming of the heights of Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Corps on the left of the British attack. Success elsewhere on the front was good, if not quite so spectacular. Cyril Falls (who wrote the volume of the Official History covering 1917) stat…