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Canadian Battlefields of the First World War


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Table of Contents for Canadian Battlefields of the First World War: A Visitor's Guide by Terry Copp, Mark Humphries, Nick Lachance, Caitlin McWilliams, and Matt Symes Preface to the Second Edition HISTORY Canada at War England and France 1915 Flanders Fields 1915-1916 Festubert adn Givenchy St. Eloi Craters 1916 Mount Sorrel 1916 The Somme Vimy and the Arras Offensive Passchendaele 1917 Cambrai 1917 The German Spring Offensive 1918 The Battle of Amiens The Hundred Days: Arras to Mons 1918 TOUR Notes on Battlefield Touring Touring Flanders Walking the Battlefields: Kitchener's Wood Touring the Somme Walking the Battlefields: Desire Trench Touring Vimy Walking the Battlefields: 3rd Division at Vimy Ridge Touring Passchendaele Touring Amiens Touring Arras and Cambrai Walking the Battlefields: Bourlon Wood Touring Valenciennes to Mons APPENDICES Official First World War Canadian Memorials Online Resources and Image Credits

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Terry Copp is the director emeritus of the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies and a professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author or co-author of fourteen books and many articles on the Canadian role in the Second World War, including travel guides to the Canadian battlefields. Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy won the 2004 Distinguished Book Award for non-US history from the American Society for Military History. Terry also authored No Price Too High: Canadians and the Second World War which led to the acclaimed television series No Price Too High where he was the lead military historian. Mark Osborne Humphries is Associate Professor; Dunkley Chair in War and the Canadian Experience at Wilfrid Laurier University and Director, Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS). He is the author of numerous publications, including The Last Plague: Spanish Influenza and the Politics of Public Health in Canada (2013). Nick Lachance is a student at Wilfrid Laurier University and a Research Assistant at LCMSDS. Many of his photos appear in this guide. Lachanceas primary responsibility was to use modern satellite images from Google Earth and rework them into the 59 historical and tour maps inside the guide. Caitlin McWilliams is an MA (History) graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Research Associate at LCMSDS. Drawing on her educational and battlefield touring experience as well as her photography talent, McWilliams scouted, wrote, edited and/or added photographs to parts of every tour section in the guide. Matt Symes has worked and taught extensively on the history of war and memory and is co-author of five battlefield guidebooks, including Canadian Battlefields 1915a1918: A Visitoras Guide . Symes was co-editor (with Geoffrey Hayes and Mike Bechthold) of Canada and the Second World War: Essays in Honour of Terry Copp.

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