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  • Experiences of a Canadian Aviator in France
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85     The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in war go through. The life of the trenches. The life of a soldier when not on duty. Trying, when on the ground, to forget the work that has to be carried out in the air. The life of ...
    Bishop, Major, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 10 Jan 1918, 70-85   The speaker's own experiences to show more or less what men in ...
  • The Artillery at Passchendaele
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96     the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell fire and difficulty over 1916. Daily casualties. Worsening ground conditions. The exceedingly good work done by other branches of the service such as aeroplane observation, medical corps, engineers and transport, with specific instances. The speaker's personal experience of ...
    Massie, Major Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Jan 1918, 86-96   the work this year at the front. Increases in terms of shell ...
  • Experiences of an Infantryman at the Front
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102     What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. A sketch of the period in France from the time of Vimy Ridge until the Canadian corps was again allowed to go over the top. Casualties suffered during the offensive at Vimy Ridge. Disorganization when sent out to ...
    Mavor, Major Wilfrid, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 31 Jan 1918, 97-102   What happens in a definite period from one big event to another. ...
  • The Present Outlook and a Parallel
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160     No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any time since the battle of the Marne. The Germans' success in getting control of almost the whole of the eastern part of Europe. The secret of the intrigues that led to the breaking down of Rumania and Russia. ...
    Denison, Col. G.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 14 Mar 1918, 151-160   No time for pessimism. Now a more serious outlook than at any ...
  • The Canadian Army As I Saw It
    Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199     The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the Military Service Board of the Presbyterian Church to convey greetings to the chaplains and the men. The address is a detailed description of that visit to Great Britain and France, where he saw the Canadian forces in training ...
    Neil, Rev. Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Apr 1918, 188-199   The speaker's recent return from overseas, where he was sent by the ...
  • Red Cross Work Overseas
    Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215     The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's war work in France and Belgium; her visit to London and what she found there. Effect of the raids on the lives of the people of London. The speaker's three foremost impressions: the spirit of the French soldier ...
    Belmont, Mrs. August, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 17 Apr 1918, 208-215   The speaker's recent return from a five-month visit to Europe. The speaker's ...
  • War Impressions
    Paulin, Captain J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 23 May 1918, 243-252     The disease of war-weariness; fighting that disease. Everything that we hold dear hanging on victory or defeat in this War. The criticisms of those at home who are immune from the awfulness of this war as the greatest casualty of all; too much of that criticism abroad in our land ...
    Paulin, Captain J.B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 23 May 1918, 243-252   The disease of war-weariness; fighting that disease. Everything that we hold dear ...
  • My Experiences at the Front
    Lyon, Stewart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Nov 1917, 25-35     Fighting for the cause of the Empire as well as the cause of civilization. Understanding now how great was the menace of 1914, when the Germans tried to reach the coast. Former German plans for the use of super-guns by super-men. Confidence at the present time that there will not ...
    Lyon, Stewart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Nov 1917, 25-35   Fighting for the cause of the Empire as well as the cause ...
  • The One Thing Needful
    MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286     A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to Henry James becoming a British subject, and what such a gesture meant. The coming into the war by the Americans, and earlier, the glory of the Canadians. Scotland's contribution to the war effort. The predestined function of Canada. ...
    MacNaughton, Professor John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 15 May 1919, 276-286   A glance over the last few years; remembering the war. Reference to ...
  • The Last Hundred Days of the War
    Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317     The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference to the first engagement in which the Canadians fought, the Second Battle of Ypres. Understanding that war is simply the curse of butchery, and men who have gone through it, who have seen war stripped of all its ...
    Currie, Sir Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 29 Aug 1919, 303-317   The story of the last hundred days of the war. First, reference ...
  • Some Things the War Means
    Doherty, Hon. Charles J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Jan 1915, 26-34     All those meanings that the war has in common with other wars. The meaning of the war that is found in the revelation that we have had of the reality of something that is the most important of all things to this Empire that we love: our pride in acknowledging ...
    Doherty, Hon. Charles J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 14 Jan 1915, 26-34   All those meanings that the war has in common with other wars. ...
  • Certain phases of the War Problem
    Tory, Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Feb 1915, 54-65     [Address to the Empire Club of Canada at Exhibition Park, Toronto. A thousand men in training for the Canadian Contingent were also present.] The difficulty of realising the significance of what is happening in these very special times. Three or four similar periods in the long history of the development ...
    Tory, Henry Marshall, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 3 Feb 1915, 54-65   [Address to the Empire Club of Canada at Exhibition Park, Toronto. A ...
  • The Prose and Poetry, Reality and Spirit of Canadian Imperial Service
    Ponton, Lieut.-Col. W.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 25 Feb 1915, 78-88     Some personal background and memories of the speaker. Ways in which the comradeship in arms and the "will to be one" has wiped out all politics, all sectarianism, all denominationalism. All exuberant in united strength and proud of common citizenship. The glory of service, not the sacrifice of service to ...
    Ponton, Lieut.-Col. W.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 25 Feb 1915, 78-88   Some personal background and memories of the speaker. Ways in which the ...
  • Belgium's Heroic Resistance
    Dancy, S.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 4 Mar 1915, 89-104     The speaker, addressing the audience as a Canadian, born in the City of Belleville, of good Canadian parents, who succeeded in going into Germany and looking around behind the German lines, and succeeding in coming back to his native land. The far-reaching nature of the propaganda organised by Germany in ...
    Dancy, S.N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 4 Mar 1915, 89-104   The speaker, addressing the audience as a Canadian, born in the City ...
  • The Great War
    Hearst, Hon. W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Oct 1916, 210-224     Some of the things the speaker saw and the impressions he received in connection with the great struggle in which we are now engaged, on his recent visit to England and France. The speaker's increased admiration for the British people and his appreciation of their bull-dog determination, perseverance and pluck; ...
    Hearst, Hon. W.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 19 Oct 1916, 210-224   Some of the things the speaker saw and the impressions he received ...
  • National and Social Reconstruction in Britain
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111     A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the last three years. Some words on Empire, and the British Empire. Considering now the spiritual unity of the British Empire. The most important social question that is facing Britain today: the movement for the greater equalizations of status ...
    Davies, Rev. Trevor H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Feb 1918, 103-111   A deepening consciousness of the significance and meaning of Empire over the ...
  • Watching the Enemy
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122     Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing what we are about, and that we must carry it to the end. The years prior to the war. Signs of war as early as 1907. The symptoms of German preparedness half veiled from our eyes. One of ...
    Baldensperger, Capt. Fernan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Feb 1918, 112-122   Comparing the early days of the war to the current situation. Knowing ...
  • The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150     The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take a larger and deeper interest in the other parts as something that has become evident throughout the war. Linking up the East and the West. India's troops, sent forth at the outbreak of the war to Persia. The ...
    McClain, B.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Mar 1918, 140-150   The need for the different portions of the British Empire to take ...
  • Denmark and the War
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175     Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has passed in these war years. Denmark's present economic and political status. A consideration of the period that has passed since the early sixties when those two States against which the allied nations now defend themselves took away from ...
    Bech, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Mar 1918, 161-175   Interest in Denmark by Canada. The many difficulties through which Denmark has ...
  • The British Front in the Great Offensive
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187     The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in France. A detailed description of his experiences in France. A description of the roads built, and of what they were made. How materials were obtained. Obtaining and training the men who did the building of the roads. The ...
    MacKendrick, Lieut.-Col. W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 27 Mar 1918, 176-187   The speaker's experiences in road building, and how he applied that in ...
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