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Behind the Lines: War Books of the Canadian Army Medical Corps, 1914 - 1918 (pp 233-260)

Martha Hanna

Abstract


An analysis of published and unpublished materials generated by the Canadian Army Medical Corps during the First World War demonstrates that Canadian doctors and nurses serving in France created a narrative of the Great War that was more optimistic in its message than the canonical war books written in the 1920s and 1930s and more internationalist in orientation than the dominant narrative of the war created in Canada after the war.

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