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Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War John F. Meek

Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War

John F. Meek

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188 pages
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This book provides details on the Infantry Battalions in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) in the Great War of 1914-1919. The book is considered one of the classics for those that study the CEF in the First World War, despite its limited focusMoreThis book provides details on the Infantry Battalions in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) in the Great War of 1914-1919. The book is considered one of the classics for those that study the CEF in the First World War, despite its limited focus on the infantry battalions. In the preface to his book, Meek stated that it would be an impossibility to tell the complete story of the Canadian Infantry in the First World War in a volume of this size. The book provides a summary of each of the 266 numbered battalions and named Infantry Battalions recruited in Canada for service overseas.Part 1 - Historical OutlinePart 2 Divisional - Brigade Battalion OrganizationPart 3 Infantry BattalionsPart 4 Battalions in Reserve GroupingsPart 5 Ethnic and Provincial GroupingsAppendix 1: Canadian Mounted RiflesAppendix 2: Infantry pay chartAppendix 3: Military DistrictsAppendix 4: Battle Honours for Battalions not on Order of Battle.