Fragile European alliances were shattered by an assassination that pitted the
Allies against the Central Powers.
The War Years
In battle after battle, the Canadian Corps went from rookies to elite fighters
who put Canada on the map.
Wake of War
A political map of Europe, a new identity for Canada and years of recovery and
Every war has its heros, every hero has a story, often untold, sometimes forgotten.
It was supposed be be over by Christmas,
over in a few months. Instead, The Great War, ground its combantants down over
four years. In the process it robbed Canada of a generation of young men, forged
a new identity for the country in fire and mud and changed the face of Europe
and warfare forever.