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Robert Borden a Canadian political leader and prime minister who guided his country through World War I and, through astute bargaining, achieved equal status for Canada with England within the Commonwealth
Canadian Expeditionary Force The Minister of Militia and Defence, Col Sam Hughes, acted as a human dynamo in creating the CEF. He accepted the offer to raise a battalion of ex-regulars, PPCLI, which went on to serve with the British 27th Division
Sam Hughes the greasey nigger i writ about fer tha CEF explanation. a bunch of his enemies thought he was insane. he served as a lieutenant colonel in the South African War (1899 – 1902). In 1911 he became Canadian minister of militia and defence.
Imperial Munitions Board a national agency, set up in Canada under the chairmanship of Joseph Wesley Flavelle by the British War Cabinet to alleviate the Shell Crisis of 1915 in the First World War.
War Measures Act An act to confer extraordinary powers upon the Governor in Council in the event of "war, invasion or insurrection, real or apprehended."
Internment Camps the bits where they put people in camps in canada who were new to canada from 1914-1918
Schlieffen Plan Plan of attack used by the German armies at the outbreak of World War I. Germany aimed a large force at France's flank through Belgium, then sweep around and crush the French armies against a smaller German force in the south.
Trench Warfare when attackers dig trenches to protect themselves from the fire of the besieged. Both the terminology and techniques of trench warfare have roots in the 17th century.
No Man’s Land no one has ownership of the land
Going Over the Top The phrase may be applied to describe leaving a safe condition for an unsafe one. Compare to "out of the frying pan, into the fire", which refers to leaving a dangerous situation for a worse one.
Ypres, Battle of The German thrust toward the Channel ports of Dunkirk and Calais was stopped by the British at Ypres, but in the process the British Expeditionary Force of 100,000 was reduced to half its original size.
Somme, Battle of The Allied forces attempted to break through the German lines along a 12-mile (19 km) front north and south of the River Somme in northern France.
Vimy Ridge, Battle of The main combatants were the Canadian Corps against three divisions of the German Sixth Army. The battle, which took place from 9 April to 12 April 1917
Passchendaele, Battle of The battle consisted of a series of operations starting in June 1917 and finally dissipating in November 1917 in which Entente troops under British command attacked the Imperial German Army.
Billy Bishop Air Marshal William Avery "Billy" Bishop, (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian ace.
U-Boats German subs.
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