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Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918. Part 4, Valenciennes to Mons

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In "Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - Nov. 11, 1918. Part 4, Valenciennes to Mons," John Frederick Bligh Livesay provides a detailed and gripping account of the Canadian Corps' final push towards victory in World War I. Livesay's writing is clear and engaging, making it easy for readers to follow the progression of events.

One of the most striking aspects of the book is Livesay's attention to detail. He meticulously describes the battles, the strategies employed, and the hardships faced by the Canadian soldiers. His vivid descriptions bring to life the chaotic and brutal nature of war, allowing readers to get a sense of the fear and courage experienced by those on the front lines.

Livesay also does an excellent job of portraying the human side of war. He delves into the personal stories of individual soldiers, highlighting their bravery, sacrifices, and camaraderie. These personal accounts add depth and emotion to the narrative, reminding readers of the human cost of conflict.

Overall, "Canada's Hundred Days" is a valuable historical resource that sheds light on a critical period in Canadian military history. Livesay's writing is both informative and engaging, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in World War I or Canadian military history.

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This is Part Four of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War.

After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenburg Line and then push the enemy from their defensive positions.

You will follow the CEF as they take Amiens (Part I), Arras (Part II), Cambrai (Part III) and then the pursuit of the German Forces from Valenciennes to Mons (Part IV) in Belgium, the same place where the war began on August 4, 1914 on November 11, 1918. Proof-Listeners: David Lawrence; Betty M.; Sarah Jennings.

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