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Vimy Ridge 'sacrifice' forged unity PM declares
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Patrick Doyle Toronto Star
Date: Apr 10, 1992
Start Page: A.3
Section: NEWS
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Speaking at ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Mulroney pledged yesterday that the sacrifices "made to strengthen the unity of one of the world's most admired nations were not made in vain."

As an audience of about 2,000 stood silent at the foot of the imposing Vimy Memorial, Mulroney and French President Francois Mitterrand paid homage to the soldiers who fought the battle that marked the beginning of Canada's nationhood.

"We are humbled to be in the company of veterans of the Canadian Expeditionary Force and the gallant victors of the Battle of Vimy Ridge," Mulroney said, saluting the 14.

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