Category Archives: Books on WW1

Finding Old Battle Fields

Remembering Lt Albert Service and his men of the 52nd Battalion CEF killed in action near Hill 60, near Ypres Belgium in 1916. I attended the Canadian Literature of World War One Conference University of Ottawa on 31 July and 1 August. The … Continue reading

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Valour Road – 3 VC Winners from Winnipeg

Valour Road A Book by Canadian Author John Nadler Commemorating 3 VC Winners was published in September Read More Here

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Siegfried Sassoon meets the Canadians

Siegfried Sassoon is on our reading list for his three works, Memoirs of a Fox Hunting Man, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer and Sherston`s Progress. They are an incredible look back to England as it was before 1914 and through … Continue reading

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Books to Read on WW1

Selections From Project Gutenberg and their WW1 Bookshelf (click the HTML version of the item you want to look at) Tanks in the Great War by JFC Fuller The Great War As I Saw It  by Frederick George Scott Over the … Continue reading

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Western Front Raiders

Western Front Raiders WHAT would be your feelings if, when on “sentry go” peering over the parapet, some one were to come along the trench and whisper: “Scouts going out on the right and coming in on the centre.” I … Continue reading

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