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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Imperial Strategy
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • The Battle Lines of the 1914-18 War Revisited
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Canadian Veterna: No Ordinary Hero
    Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 17 Nov 2005, 148-159     The story of Charlie Fox and an incident from 1944. The nature of Canadian veterans. Contributions from women during the war. The riots in Halifax. Victoria Crosses awarded to Canadians. Other anecdotes. The importance of these stories.
    Barris, Ted, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 17 Nov 2005, 148-159   The story of Charlie Fox and an incident from 1944. The nature ...
  • The British Navy
    Wright, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 5 Dec 1918, 407-416     How the British Empire is different from other empires, and how different from the Germans. Reasons why the seamen have stood loyally by the Crown, and used every effort to bring Great Britain successfully through this great war. Gratitude for what the Navy League has done over the last 14 ...
    Wright, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 5 Dec 1918, 407-416   How the British Empire is different from other empires, and how different ...
  • Democracy in War
    Guttery, Rev. Dr. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Nov 1918, 380-388     The great victory won. The Canadian boys who have written a new chapter in the story of chivalry, heroism and victory. The victory won, but all is not done. The issue of a distinction between the German government and the German people. Forcing Berlin to know for ever the moral ...
    Guttery, Rev. Dr. Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 15 Nov 1918, 380-388   The great victory won. The Canadian boys who have written a new ...
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