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Canada Hettie's World History World War One

Second Battle of Ypres: Gas, Boys, Gas

The Second Battle of Ypres is the Canadian Expeditionary Force’s baptism by fire.  The CEF had been in Europe for about six months, and the majority of its men had never experienced combat. Combat was an experience, many believed, that tested a man’s masculinity. “Being under fire for the first time exists, as a psychological […]

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