Cat No.: CA0039-2:This is the 2nd volume of the 6 volume “Canada in the Great War” set. With such a large subject spread over a total of approximately 2700 pages it is difficult to capture the contents of each volume in just a few words. Add to this that there were over 31 separate authors in all and it is inevitable that some subjects may be discussed in more than one volume. However, the following is a list of the chapter contents for this volume.
The subject matter is organized in approximately chronological order, especially given that the volumes were published individually over a period ranging from 1917 to 1921. These publication dates also indicate that what the authors are describing has the accuracy of fairly recently formed memories. On the other hand it also indicates that the writings may be influenced by the extremely emotionally disturbing events of the war.
Take particular note of the “Appendices” included in this volume, they contain valuable concentrated factual information. This volume also contains a useful chronology of significant events through the subject period.
Ch. I The Causes of The Great World War
Ch. II Canada at War
Ch. III Creating The Canadian Army
Ch. IV Conscription in Canada
Ch. V Canada's Financial Condition in its Bearing on The War
Ch. VI Financial Measures
Ch. VII Canadian Industry and the Call for Munitions
Ch. VIII The Alien Enemy in Canada; Internment Operations
Ch. IX Canada in the War at Sea
Ch. X Voluntary War Relief
1. Patriotic Fund Activities
2. Canada's Love-Gifts
3. Canadian Red Cross Society Information Bureau
4. The King George and Queen Mary Maple Leaf Clubs
Ch. XI The Censorship
Ch. XII Canadian War Camps
Ch. XIII The Canadian Railways and the War
Ch. XIV The Canadian Armada
Ch. XV At Salisbury Plain
Ch. XVI First Canadian Unit in France
Ch. XVII The First Division Off For France
Ch. XVIII Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
I. Canadians with The Imperial Forces
II. Chronological Account of the Great World War, 1914
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