In August 1914, Canada came upon itself jolted from its greatest isolation through the onrush of a eu disaster. In Victoria, British Columbia, early life who have been knowledgeable at Victoria highschool went to battle and have been endlessly replaced via the event.
From lecture room to Battlefield follows the reviews of this cohort throughout the moment conflict of Ypres, while Canadians suffered extraordinarily from the German use of poison fuel; the horrors of the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and Amiens; and, eventually, victory at Mons. It weaves Victoria excessive faculties idealistic hopes into the realities of the ache, anguish, and demise in remote fields of fireplace, whereas analyzing legacies of the clash at domestic. this can be a poignant booklet approximately warfare, reminiscence, and sacrifice from one in every of Canadas preeminent writers of ancient nonfiction.
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