Mysteries, Legends and Myths of the First World War: Canadian soldiers in the trenches and in the…

Kobo ebook | December 14, 2011

byCynthia J. Faryon

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This book offers a fresh, close-up look at the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary Canadian soldiers. This is the war as it was experienced by the tens of thousands of young Canadians. Reading their accounts offers a no-holds-barred picture of fighting, life in the trenches, the human cost in lives lost, and the physical and emotional aftermath for survivors.


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This book offers a fresh, close-up look at the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary Canadian soldiers. This is the war as it was experienced by the tens of thousands of young Canadians. Reading their accounts offers a no-holds-barred picture of fighting, life in the trenches, the human cost in lives lost, and the physical ...

Cynthia Faryon is an internationally published author and freelance writer residing in Victoria, B.C. Canadian born, she focuses her writing on Canadian content, covering topics such as travel, family issues, biography and history.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 14, 2011Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552777871

ISBN - 13:9781552777879

Appropriate for ages: 11 - adult

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Table of Contents

Contents

Prologue

Introduction

Chapter 1: Saved by the Word of God

Chapter 2: The Danger Tree

Chapter 3: Comrade in White

Chapter 4: Rita Simpson's Story

Chapter 5: Billy Bishop Versus the Red Baron

Chapter 6: The Crucified Canadian: The Story of Sergeant Harry Band

Chapter 7: The Hero of the Halifax Explosion

Chapter 8: In Flanders Fields

Chapter 9: A Bear Named Winnipeg

Chapter 10: Brooksy

Appendix I: Historic Notes and Timeline

Appendix II: Battles Featured in These Stories

Acknowledgements

Select Bibliography

Photo Credits

About the Author

Index