Gas attack!: The Canadians at Ypres, 1915 (The access to history series)

Gas attack!: The Canadians at Ypres, 1915 (The access to history series)

N. M. Christie


conflict of Ypres 1915
Canadians Face Chlorine fuel assaults in global battle I

By Susan Munroe
In 1915, the second one conflict of Ypres validated the popularity of the Canadians as a battling strength. the first Canadian department had simply arrived at the Western entrance once they received reputation via keeping their floor opposed to a brand new weapon of recent war - chlorine gas.

It used to be additionally within the trenches on the moment conflict of Ypres that John McCrae wrote the poemIn Flanders Fields whilst a detailed pal was once killed, certainly one of 6000 Canadian casualties in exactly forty eight hours.

War:

World struggle I

Date of conflict of Ypres 1915:

April 22 to 24, 1915

Location of conflict of Ypres 1915:

Near Ypres, Belgium

Canadian Troops at Ypres 1915:

1st Canadian Division

Canadian Casualties on the conflict of Ypres 1915:

6035 Canadian casualties in forty eight hours
More than 2000 Canadians died

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