Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - No…

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This is the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War.

After nearly 4 years of stalemate (trench warfare) the Allied Forces planned to break through the German Hindenburg Line and then push the enemy from their defensive positions.
You will follow the CEF as they take Amiens, Arras, Cambrai and then the pursuit of the German Forces from Valenciennes to Mons (in Belgium, the same place where the war began on August 4, 1914), on November 11, 1918. Summary by Richard Laughton. (4 hr 2 min)


01 - Preface and The Situation on the West Front 14:06 Read by David Lawrence
02 - The Canadian Corps Ready for Battle 18:58 Read by Ianmeyer
03 - From Arras to Amiens 19:04 Read by John W. Michaels
04 - The Battle Opens 31:29 Read by Slawek
05 - Operations: Aug. 8 23:55 Read by Slawek
06 - Operations: Aug. 8 - Continued 21:12 Read by Liz Loomans
07 - Operations: Aug. 9-11 19:41 Read by John W. Michaels
08 - Operations: Aug. 12-20 21:07 Read by TriciaG
09 - Operations: The Canadian Cavalry Brigade 13:05 Read by Sibella Denton
10 - Sidelights of Battle 17:07 Read by Sibella Denton
11 - Lessons of the Battle 23:07 Read by TriciaG
12 - French Scenes 19:39 Read by Sibella Denton


(1 stars)

I was totally confused in the first chapter about what the heck the author was talking about. sadly for me it didn't really get much better. I admit I only got to chapter 5 and gave up.