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Denain, France - May 28- The parish of St. Martin's church in Denain... News PhotoCanada,Church,Conflict,France,Horizontal,Human Interest,Toronto,Town,WholePhotographer Collection: Toronto Star Toronto Star 2014Denain, France - May 28- The parish of St. Martin's church in Denain and the entire town has seen it's fortunes lately. In October 1918 a thanksgiving day service was held there with important dignitaries including the Prince of Wales to celebrate the Canadian liberation of the town. Many panes of the stained glass windows have been shot out by kids with slingshots claims a member of the parish. The last hundred days of WW1 were a series of hard fought victories for the Canadian Forces, liberating village after village on their way to Mons. Walking the Western Front. Close to half a million Canadians served overseas in the First World War mostly in the battle lines of the Western Front through Belgium and northern France. May 28, 2014 (Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images)