Book - Muskokans Fight the Great War (24 in stock)


Book - Muskokans Fight the Great War (24 in stock)

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    In August 1914 Muskokans rushed to enlist in the British Empire’s war that was supposed to be over by Christmas. After four years, with millions of soldiers and millions more civilians killed, the euphoria had long since turned to grim despair.

    Muskokans Fight the Great War is historian J. Patrick Boyer’s lead-off book in a new series of modern histories about Muskoka. This book includes previously undisclosed events and many never-before-published photos.


    1. Canada’s Prime Minister Interrupts His Muskoka Vacation

    2. Canada’s War Minister Rallies Muskokans

    3. First Flush of War Euphoria

    4. Christmas Comes, Christmas Goes

    5. Muskoka’s Home Front Shoulders Its War Work

    6. Confronting Spies and “Enemy Aliens” in Muskoka

    7. Indigenous Warriors Show Up for Battle

    8. Muskoka Raises Its Own Battalion of Fighting Men

    9. A Hundred Mile March

    10. The 122nd Becomes Military Police, Sports Champs, and Farmers

    11. Muskoka Soldiers Next Add a Foresters’ Role

    12. The 122nd Resumes Military Police Duty

    13. Women Galvanize Muskoka’s Home Front

    14. Europe’s Aching Womb of Death

    15. A Long Journey to War

    16. Muskoka’s Overseas Battalion Meets Its Fate

    17. War’s Imperatives Rebrand Britain’s Germanic Monarchy

    18. Muskokans and Other Canucks Hew Wood to Fell the Foe

    19. Fear of Looming Defeat Conjures Extreme Measures

    20. Dr. McGibbon Goes to Ottawa

    21. Making Up an Army of Unwilling Soldiers

    22. Shutting Down “The War to End All Wars”

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