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  • CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1918-09

    CO 3242

    A medical orderly attends a wounded Canadian soldier on a stretcher during the advance east of Arras, September 1918. A bayonet scabbard and entrenching tool handle have been used as makeshift splints for his arm, broken by a piece of shrapnel.

  • MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: CASUALTY CLEARING STATIONS

    MEDICINE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR: CASUALTY CLEARING STATIONS

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1918-09-03

    CO 3214

    A portrait of four smiling Canadians, as they sit against a wall and await treatment at a Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) at Duisans, 3 September 1918. They are all wearing labels on their uniforms, issued by the dressing station, which indicate the...

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1917-05

    CO 1414

    Carrier pigeons: Canadian soldiers release a carrier pigeon from a trench on the Western Front.

  • CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1917-09

    CO 1970

    General Sir Arthur Currie, GOC Canadian Corps (pointing), and General MacBrien with other officers during a training exercise, September 1917.

  • Frère: Hommage à la Maman du Canadien Crucifié, 1915

    Frère: Hommage à la Maman du Canadien Crucifié, 1915

    (art) Made by: Widhopff, D O 1915

    Art.IWM ART 3

    image: a Canadian infantryman crucified on a wooden cross, his hands and feet nailed to the wood. He is comforted by the spirit of his mother, an ethereal presence by his shoulder.

  • Study Of A Canadian

    Study Of A Canadian

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3999

    image: a full length portrait of a Canadian infantryman standing slouched against a wall. He rests his rifle with the butt on the ground and is smoking a pipe.

  • CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    CANADIAN FORCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1916

    CO 671

    The Canadian Minister of Militia, Lieutenant-General Sir Sam Hughes (right) in Arras, August 1916. On the outbreak of war, Hughes had been largely responsible for creating the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

  • S.C.A., Etaples, October 1916

    S.C.A., Etaples, October 1916

    (art) Made by: Anderson, William McDougall 1916-10-01

    Art.IWM ART 16250 37

    image: head and shoulders studies of five soldiers. The two foremost men, to the left, appear to be British infantrymen wearing caps. To the right is a bare headed soldier, a soldier wearing a woolly hat and a soldier that seems to be wearing a Canadian...

  • Study Of A Canadian Soldier

    Study Of A Canadian Soldier

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E

    Art.IWM ART 4000

    image: a half length portrait of a Canadian infantryman wearing full kit and holding his rifle with his right hand, his left hand resting on the muzzle.

  • THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918: THE WESTERN FRONT

    THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918: THE WESTERN FRONT

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1918-04-01

    CO 2533

    Four Canadian soldiers, sleeping and writing letters in the trenches near Willerval. Night time in the trenches was often a busy time; wiring parties, fatigue parties and raiding parties would all be sent out at night. The day time, therefore, was the...

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