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Soldiers' Culture in the Great War

Canada's foremost military historian, acclaimed author, and Canadian War Museum curator Tim Cook reveals details about ordinary Canadian soldiers during the Great War. Along the Western Front, in a place of tremendous death and destruction, soldiers forged their own cultural tools to survive the strain of combat. Songs, poetry, slang, trench newspapers, superstitions, theatre, and trench art were all cultural products created by the soldiers for the soldiers. Together they offer insight into questions of identity, camaraderie, and ordinary men coping with the unending battle. Instructor: Dr. Tim Cook, CM

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9005-CVS1 CV Mar 8 $6.00
CVEC-9005-CVS2 CV Mar 8 $6.00