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32. Iwuy

Some ferocious confrontations occured in Iwuy sector during the Hundred Days' Offensive.

Around 10th October 1918, Iwuy witnessed some of the most ferocious fighting of the “100 Days Offensive” in the Cambrai area, during which, towards Rieux-en-Cambrésis, some of the few German A7V tanks entered the action. The Canadian cavalry mounted a charge, sabres drawn, for the last time in its history, and the Niagara Cemetery contains over 170 Canadian tombs.
 

 

 

The hundred Days' Offensive 4 Iwuy - Télécharger

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Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them feel like coming back.

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