This book offers a close-up look at the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary Canadian soldiers. It portrays the war experience of 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. This new edition is extensively illustrated with photos and artists' drawings and paintings.
CYNTHIA J. FARYON is the author of a dozen short books of Canadian biography and history.