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Canada’s First World War stories go beyond what happened in France and in the trenches.
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Soldiers were expected to carry a lot of equipment with them while on the Front line. From a gas mask to an extra pair of
“After a march all night, losing our way, falling in shell holes, slipping, and losing our tin hats in them, and having to fish them
Surrendering on the battlefield was considered one of the most dangerous acts on the battlefield of the First World War. Dropping your weapons and raising
The First World War period in Canada, an across the British Empire, saw an unprecedented amount of activity by charitable organisations towards the war effort.
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