First World War

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Through Their Eyes

By (author) Matthew Barrett & Robert C. Engen
Categories: First World War

By the summer of 1917, Canadian troops had captured Vimy Ridge, but Allied offensives had stalled across many fronts of the Great War. To help break the stalemate of trench warfare, the Canadian Corps ...

Canada 1919

With compelling insight, Canada 1919 examines the year following the Great War, as the survivors attempted to right the country and chart a path into the future.

Veterans returned home full of both sorrow ...

Nous nous souviendrons

Edited by Richard Giguère
Categories: First World War

Cette collection rassemble 15 textes d’intérêt qui font découvrir la participation des Canadiens et, plus particulièrement, celle des Québécois à l’effort de guerre. L’expérience des tranchées, ...

The Frontier of Patriotism

Adriana A. Davies is a writer, editor, and poet, and is the founding executive director of the Heritage Community Foundation. Jeff Keshen is dean of arts at Mount Royal University.

Readers will come away ...

Deadly Skies

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Un ciel meurtrier : Guerre aérienne, 1914-1918

Go beyond the dogfights and immerse yourself in the captivating stories of six people, from both sides of the ...

Catching the Torch

By (author) Neta Gordon
Categories: First World War

Catching the Torch examines contemporary novels and plays written about Canada’s participation in World War I. Exploring such works as Jane Urquhart’s The Underpainter and The Stone Carvers, Jack ...

Boys and Girls in No Man's Land

By (author) Susan Fisher
Categories: First World War

Boys and Girls in No Man's Land examines how the First World War entered the lives and imaginations of Canadian children. Drawing on educational materials, textbooks, adventure tales, plays, and Sunday-school ...

From Victoria to Vladivostok

This groundbreaking book brings to a life a forgotten chapter in the history of Canada and Russia – the journey of 4,200 Canadian soldiers from Victoria to Vladivostok in 1918 to help defeat Bolshevism. ...