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Hell in Flanders Fields: Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres

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On 22 April 1915, the men of the 1st Canadian Division faced chlorine gas, a new lethal weapon against which they had no defence. In defiance of a particularly horrible death, or, at the very least, severe lung injury, these untested Canadians fought almost continuously for four days, often hand-to-hand, as they clung stubbornly against overwhelming odds to a vital part of ...more
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published August 30th 2010 by Dundurn (first published April 30th 2010)
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A must read account of bravery and incompetance. Well done Cassar, this is an exception bit of research and fantastic writing.
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