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first World War and Canada as seen through cartoons in four canadian newspapers

James Fortin

first World War and Canada as seen through cartoons in four canadian newspapers

by James Fortin

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of History in Sudbury, Ont .
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Statementby James Fortin.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19988236M

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war that lasted from to Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history. Date: 28 July – 11 November , (4 years, . By Ashley Dunk. In Library and Archives Canada’s Victoria Cross blog series, we profile Canada’s Victoria Cross recipients on the th anniversary of the day they performed heroically in battle, for which they were awarded the Victoria , we remember Newfoundland’s Private Thomas Ricketts and his selfless bravery demonstrated at Ledeghem, Belgium.

Today, we celebrate that first edition of the weekly Halifax Gazette as the true beginning of the newspaper industry in Canada. But in the delicate phrasing of a later historian, John Bushell’s newspaper was “not calculated by either its size or character, to produce much of a sensation in the world.”.   By Russ Chamberlayne. The war fever has reached an acute stage. It has now attacked the poets. – “Pertinent and Impertinent,” Calgary Daily Herald, August 4th, Readers of may be surprised at the deeply emotional and mixed reactions to the opening of World War I in Canadian newspapers, and the forms they took.

  But I don't know if I've ever seen the war through Canadian eyes. Canada at War is a "graphic history" - otherwise known as a comic - but it would be a mistake to dismiss this as fluffy kids' stuff. It is weighty and well-researched and would be best understood as an illustrated history textbook. It includes chapters on: Canada before the war/5(25). More than , Canadians enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Canada’s last surviving veteran of that conflict died in February , but the memory of Canada’s soldiers is being kept alive by the “Lest We Forget” educational initiative, a program that gives students access to the stories of Canadian soldiers through the history and documents they.


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