Author Talk: Patrick Dennis - Reluctant Warriors
“What stubborn-hearted virtues they disguised!” Canadian Conscripts at War – 1918:
This talk will provide an overview of the principal events leading up to this historic and controversial legislation, followed by a brief examination of the vital contribution made by conscripts during the Hundred Days. The subject has long been obscured by myth and by inaccurate or incomplete history. Many of these myths will be directly addressed in this presentation.
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