When wars used to make sense

War is more easily remembered than explained. So it is that Canada celebrates the battle of Vimy Ridge as a defining moment even as it struggles to make sense of Afghanistan.

Sam Garcia, Embassy
Governor General Michaëlle Jean, Gen. Walt Natynczyk and Prime Minister Stephen Harper mark the 93rd anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.
James Travers
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

War is more easily remembered than explained. So it is that Canada celebrates the battle of Vimy Ridge as a defining moment even as it struggles to make sense of Afghanistan.

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