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Hell in Flanders Fields : Canadians at the second battle of Ypres

Author: George H Cassar
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On 22 April 1915, the men of the 1st Canadian Division faced chlorine gas, a new lethal weapon against which they had no defence. In this book, the author skilfully blends into the history of the battle the graphic and moving words of the men in the front line. It is also illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawing from diaries and letters.
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Cassar, George H.
Hell in Flanders Fields.
Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010534085
(OCoLC)496477997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George H Cassar
ISBN: 9781459704855 1459704851 9781770704718 177070471X
OCLC Number: 760412077
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages) : illustrations, portraits, digital file
Contents: Creating an Army --
Off to the Front --
Unheeded Warning --
Higher Form of Killing --
Deadly Counterattacks --
Securing the New Flank --
24 April: The Onset of the Battle of St. Julien (4:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) --
24 April: The Crisis Deepens (1:40 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) --
24 April: The 2nd Brigade Stands Fast --
25 April: Another Awful Day --
Lambs Led to the Slaughter --
Patricias at Frezenberg --
Epilogue --
Appendix: Order of Battle, First Canadian Division.
Responsibility: George H. Cassar.
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On 22 April 1915, the men of the 1st Canadian Division faced chlorine gas, a new lethal weapon against which they had no defence. In this book, the author skilfully blends into the history of the battle the graphic and moving words of the men in the front line. It is also illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawing from diaries and letters.

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