In their own words, the men who fought tell their stories, and we discover how the naive amateur soldiers of 1914 became, by 1918, perhaps the most feared, efficient and deadly Allied Corps on the Western Front.
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This episode follows the early development of the Canadians, from enthusiastic volunteers in 1914, to confronting the Germans at Ypres.
As more Canadians arrive on the Western Front, they are sent to fight in one of the bloodiest battles of the Great War.
Moving north after the charnel house of the Somme, the Canadians plan for their most difficult operation of the war to date.
After gaining a reputation for excellence at Vimy, the sodden mud of Flanders would be their greatest challenge of the war.
After eighteen months of great victories the Canadians would be asked to break the back of the German Army.
This episode looks at the aftermath of the war.