It Can't Last Forever: The 19th Battalion and the Canadian Corps in the First World War

It Can't Last Forever: The 19th Battalion and the Canadian Corps in the First World War

by David Campbell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771122368
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publication date: 10/25/2017
Series: Canadian Unit, Formation, and Command Histories Series , #3
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

David Campbell received his doctorate in history from the University of Calgary, specializing in military history. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and teaches history at Mount Saint Vincent University and Saint Mary s University.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Recruiting and Mobilization: 1914?15
2. Training in England: May-September 1915
3. Life in the Trenches: September?December 1915
4. Waging Trench Warfare: September 1915?March 1916
5. Trial by Fire: Saint-Eloi, April 1916
6. ?Trying the Nerves?: May?July 1916
7. A Daylight Coup and Departing Belgium: 29 July?August 1916
8. Preparing for Battle: 28 August?15 September 1916
9. Fighting at the Somme: 15 September?3 October 1916
10. A ?Most Uneventful Tour?: October 1916?March 1917
11. ?Leaving Nothing to Chance?: 25 March?8 April 1917
12. An ?Easter Gift? and a Bloody Setback: 9 April?3 June 1917
13. ?The Worst Ever?: June?August 1907
14. ?A Dirty, Dirty Country?: September?November 1917
15. Days of Uncertainty: November 1917?March 1918
16. ?It Was Pretty Lively?: 21 March?June 1918
17. Prelude to Victory: July?7 August 1918
18. The Battle of Amiens and Its Aftermath: 8?18 August 1918
19. Arras: 19?31 August 1918
20. Cambrai and Iwuy: 1 September?13 October 1918
21. Long Road to Mons: 14 October?11 November 1918
22. To the Rhine and Back: 12 November 1918?19 January 1919
23. Going Home: 20 January?25 May 1919
Epilogue
Appendices
A. Casualties, 19th Battalion, 1915?19
B. Discipline in France and Flanders

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