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War Poetry: Death of Captain Vicars - Harriett Annie Wilkins - Canadian Poetry Archive

Type: Document

Poem "Death of Captain Vicars" by Victorian-era poet Harriett Annie Wilkins.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

John McCrae

Type: Document

Repertoire of resources pertaining to John McCrae, a doctor, teacher, and poet who served in both the South African War and the First World War. His famous poem "In Flanders Fields" can also be found here.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

War Poetry: Le Vieux Soldat Canadien - Octave Crémazie - Canadian Poetry Archive

Type: Document

Octave Crémazie pens a poem using old French-Canadian soldier to personify the hopes and wishes of all French-Canadians at the time of the return of the French navy to Quebec City in 1855. Emperor Napoleon III was renewing commercial relations between Canada and France.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

From a Stretcher Handle: The World War I Poems of Pte. Frank Walker

Type: Document

Two poems composed by Pte. Frank Walker, a stretcher bearer serving with the Canadian Field Ambulance in Belgium.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Cold War: Psalm for Shelter

Type: Sound

Composer introduces musical piece about the horrors of nuclear fears.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Diaries and Letters - Canada in the First World War

Type: Document

This table of contents provides links to a number of personal written accounts of life and battle on the Western Front.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

From Colony to Country - War of 1812 - Art, Music and Literature - Fiction, Poetry and Drama

Type: Document

A list of works of literature, mainly English, pertaining to the War of 1812 with accompanying notes and commentary. Several French works listed. Part of the National Library website "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

Site: Library and Archives Canada

First World War - Art, Music and Literature - Fiction and Poetry

Type: Document

A bibliography of Canadian literature inspired by the First World War.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Cold War: 'Nuclear Warfare can be Fun'

Type: Sound

Humourist Max Ferguson satirizes nuclear civil defence and suggests funny ideas for coping with the nuclear threat.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

From Colony to Country - Canadian Military History: An Overview - Art, Music and Literature - Poetry and Song

Type: Document

A listing of resources consisting of poems and songs of Canadians in battle, taken from a section of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."

Site: Library and Archives Canada