The World at War

By Rudyard Kipling, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, W. B. Yeats, John McCrae

1914-1918: unique Newspaper Articles, Poetry, Songs, and tales of and encouraged by means of the good War

On July 28, 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand plunged the area into struggle, one who without end replaced the lives of these who fought at the battlefields of Europe.

The First global warfare set the level for contemporary conflict, introducing new weaponry and armed forces strategies, and remains to be one of many deadliest conflicts in historical past with greater than 9 million casualties sooner than peace was once declared in November 1918.

From the 1st shot to the ultimate days of conflict, Canadians performed a key position within the Allies' eventual victory, exhibiting their braveness and an unyielding perseverance opposed to all odds, creating a identify for themselves at such areas as Ypres, Vimy Ridge, and Passchendaele.

This designated commemorate publication package deal contains unique newspaper articles, poetry, and songs from the good warfare, in addition to tales of and encouraged by way of the interval.

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