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Head for the dressing station

Head for the dressing station

Mr. Featherstone describes being wounded in the head by a bomb fragment, and his three day trip to the hospital in a horse ambulance and lorry.

Alberta Huts

Alberta Huts

Mr. Featherstone describes going from the mundane tasks of laying barbed wire and patrols, to his specialty, sniping.

Enlightening experience

Enlightening experience

Mr. Gleason describes being helped to a dressing station by a badly wounded Japanese-Canadian soldier from an adjacent battalion, and years later giving a neighbour a lesson in tolerance.

Over the top

Over the top

Mr. Gleason describes the assault at Vimy Ridge on the fourth day, losing three friends, being wounded, and nearly drowning trying to evade enemy shelling.

I never got a scratch

I never got a scratch

Mr. MacLeod describes the more specific details of his personal experience at Vimy; the sudden death of his partner while he remained unscathed through the assault.

You couldn't see anything

You couldn't see anything

Mr. MacLeod describes in general his assault at Vimy and in particular how the snow helped them surprise the enemy. Describes an incident where many fleeing Germans are machine gunned.

Patriotism is necessary.

Patriotism is necessary.

Mr. Peterson reflects on camaraderie in the line of fire, his pride in service and the need for patriotic vigilance.

Gas exposure and injury to the eye

Gas exposure and injury to the eye

Mr. Peterson describes in general the German use of explosive shells to deliver gas attacks, and more specifically being blinded in his right eye by exposure to gas.

War is thankless

War is thankless

Mr. Peterson discusses the increasing independence of the Canadian Corps at Vimy, followed by his reflections on the likelihood of survival on the Front.

Fear in battle

Fear in battle

Mr. Ford describes his first experience in the lines at Vimy Ridge and discusses the fear that he and others felt during battle conditions.

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