Mysteries, Legends and Myths of the First World War

Canadian soldiers in the trenches and in the air

Cynthia Faryon, Cynthia J. Faryon

Vivid accounts by ordinary Canadian soldiers of death and

survival in the trenches of the First World War.
Date Published :
September 2017
Publisher :
Formac Publishing Ltd.
Series :
Amazing Stories
Illustration :
50+ b&w and color images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781459504882
Pages : 128
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$16.95

Overview
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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.

About The Author
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CYNTHIA J. FARYON is an author and freelance writer residing on Gabriola Island, BC. She focuses her writing on Canadian biography and history.

CYNTHIA J. FARYON is the author of a dozen short books of Canadian biography and history.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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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

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