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By Susan Raby Dunne,Edward Morrison,Susan Raby-Dunne

The never-before-published memoir of Major-General Sir Edward Morrison, a real Canadian hero of the 1st global War.

The First global conflict marked a turning element in Canadian heritage and in Canada’s self-identification as a country. but in memorializing the long-lasting occasions and battles of the conflict, definite key people who participated were misplaced in our collective reminiscence. a kind of members is Major-General Sir Edward Morrison.

Morrison was once instrumental within the Canadian Army’s efforts and achievements through the conflict, yet specifically from 1916 till 1918, while he commanded all Canadian artillery, together with on the battles of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele. An comprehensive journalist who used to be the editor of either the Hamilton Spectator and the Ottawa Citizen, Morrison recorded his studies, innovations, darkly humourous observations, and insights into the character of recent war in a memoir that he accomplished yet by no means released earlier than his loss of life in 1925. Now, with the permission of his property, Morrison’s phrases are made public for the 1st time, with a thought-provoking creation via army historian Susan Raby-Dunne. Morrison: The Long-lost Memoir of Canada’s Artillery Commander within the nice War is an engaging and hugely readable historic record that brings a rawness and immediacy to a century-old conflict.

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