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  • Experiences of a Canadian Aviator in France
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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, ...
  • The Artillery at Passchendaele
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Experiences of an Infantryman at the Front
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Present Outlook and a Parallel
    Text  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. ...
    Text  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 Canadian Army As I Saw It
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Red Cross Work Overseas
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • War Impressions
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Imperial Strategy
    Text  Townshend, Major-General Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 3 May 1920, 231-246     The speaker's experiences during the War. The speaker's troops: 30,000 men, the pick of the British regiments in India, and an Indian regiment. The order to advance on Baghdad with a small force, now reduced after the battle of Kut-el-Amara to 8,500 bayonets. What that meant. Facing a force of ...
    Text  Townshend, Major-General Sir Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 3 May 1920, 231-246   The speaker's experiences during the War. The speaker's troops: 30,000 men, the pick of the British regiments in India, and an Indian regiment. The order to advance on Baghdad with ...
  • My Experiences at the Front
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The One Thing Needful
    Text  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. ...
    Text  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 Last Hundred Days of the War
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Battle Lines of the 1914-18 War Revisited
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250     The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two graves. An exploration and review of World War I. The great loss suffered during those years. The loss to the ...
    Text  Mackay, The Hon. Lt. Col. J. Keiller, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 29 Mar 1962, 241-250   The Military Cemetery east of the town of Mons in Belgium and two special memorial stones. Some aspects of the terrible conflict which raged between the making of these two ...
  • Some Things the War Means
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Certain phases of the War Problem
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Prose and Poetry, Reality and Spirit of Canadian Imperial Service
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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. ...
  • Belgium's Heroic Resistance
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Great War
    Text  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; ...
    Text  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 ...
  • National and Social Reconstruction in Britain
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • Watching the Enemy
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Importance of the Mesopotamian Campaign to the British Empire
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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. ...
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