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022: Spring 1988

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025: Spring 1989

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Ep. 109 – Operation Delta – Dr Bill Stewart

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Dr Bill Stewart talks about the Canadian Corp’s Operation Delta and how it shaped operations during the 100 Days in 1918.


The Battle of Hill 70

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The Third Battle of Ypres (commonly, but inaccurately known as ‘Passchendaele’) commenced on 31 July 1917. High hopes of success soon evaporated as the attack bogged down in the mud caused by torrential rain. In an attempt to draw German troops away from the Ypres sector, a diversionary attack was planned to take place to the south in the Lens/Loos…


Two brothers, but in different armies

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It is not unusual to find brothers who were killed in the Great War. It is, however, unusual to find brothers who fought in different national contingents. One example of this is the case of Homer Emmett Smith who died on 10 November 1917 whilst serving in the 20th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. His brother Leon also served and was killed…


ONLINE: Secrets and Lies: Operation Llandovery Castle. Moving the Canadian Corps for Battle, August 1918 with Rob Thompson

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The presentation will be live and online.  The Battle of Amiens began on 8 August, 1918 and was described by General Ludendorff as the 'Black Day of the German Army'. The BEF, spearheaded by the Canadian Corps smashed through the German lines in a surprise attack that penetrated up to eight miles. Above: Canadian troops supported …


ONLINE: The Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days: Two talks by Tim Cook and Bill Stewart

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The presentation will be live and online.  We are delighted that we will be able to bring you two talks - both on the Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days. In the first presentation, Dr Bill Stewart will bring us 'Tubes, Typewriters, Trucks and Training 1918: The Canadian Corps' Advantages' Bill will examine the multiple ways in which the Cana…