Canada WW1

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  • Canada WW1

    Canada joins the war and serves
  • Battle of second Ypres

    Canada’s first major battle. Soldiers were faced with chlorine gas on the battlefield
    6 000 soldiers killed, wounded, or captured
  • Beaumont Hamel

    Newfoundland Regiment went into battle at Beaumont Hamel. The regiment attacked through uncut barbed wire against heavy machine gun. 30 minutes later 324 out of 801 soldiers were dead and 386 wounded.
  • Wartime Elections Act

    This was mainly due to the conscription law. Some Canadian women were allowed to vote for the first time, while others lost their rights to vote.
  • Federal Elections

    Debate on Conscription, divided Canadians. English Canadians went to warn honour French Canadians stayed back to work.
  • Air Force

    The last month of war Canada has made their own Air Force
  • Armistice

    The war ended at 11 am. More than 9 million soldiers killed and more than 20 million civilians killed at war.
  • Fredrick banting

    He discovered insulin in 1922 and saved a teen's life. Today, his discovering has been saving millions
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    Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Canadians successfully attacked German-held at Vimy Ridge. The thought out planned worked out.
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    Battle of Passchendaele

    The battle with horrible weather conditions. 16 000 killed or wounded.
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    The Hundred Days

    Canadians played a key role in the battle. Many weapons such as, Machine guns, chemical weapons, etc.