From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the by Barry Gough

By Barry Gough

In August 1914, Canada came upon itself jolted from its appropriate isolation by means of the onrush of a eu disaster. In Victoria, British Columbia, early life who were trained at Victoria highschool went to conflict and have been perpetually replaced through the experience.

From lecture room to Battlefield follows the reports of this cohort throughout the moment conflict of Ypres, whilst Canadians suffered extraordinarily from the German use of poison fuel; the horrors of the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and Amiens; and, eventually, victory at Mons. It weaves Victoria excessive School’s idealistic hopes into the realities of the soreness, affliction, and dying in far off fields of fireside, whereas interpreting legacies of the clash at domestic. this can be a poignant e-book approximately warfare, reminiscence, and sacrifice from certainly one of Canada’s preeminent writers of ancient nonfiction.

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