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From Colony to Country - War of 1812 - Art, Music and Literature - Pictorial Works

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Annotated listing of works pertaining to or containing a pictorial history of the War of 1812. Part of the National Library website "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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From Colony to Country - Canadian Military History: An Overview - Troops and Traditions - Service Histories

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The main official histories of the Canadian Armed Forces (navy, land forces, and air forces) are listed here as well as guides. Several Corps, branch and regimental histories for land forces may also be found on this page. This resource is part of "From Colony to Country: a Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

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Canada and the First World War - We Were There - Donald Fraser

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In November of 1914, Donald Fraser enlisted in the 31st Battalion. He fought in every major battle in which Canada participated, including Vimy, and recorded his experiences in a personal diary.

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Canadian Illustrated News - French Troops Practising With the Cavalry Chassepot

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Illustration of a French Regiment practicing with the Cavalry Chassepot.

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Canada and the First World War - We Were There - Felix Cullen

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Felix Cullen enrolled in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1914 and saw combat in Europe, including the St. Éloi and Somme regions. He recorded his experiences in a personal diary.

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Canada and the First World War - We Were There - Claudius Corneloup

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In 1915, Claudius Corneloup enlisted as a volunteer with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He joined the ranks of the 22nd Battalion, the only Francophone infantry unit, where he experienced the horror of combat. Unlike many of his fellow soldiers, Corneloup left a written record of his memoirs.

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