15 Steps to War

Fifteen Steps to War : July - August 1914

Illustrated movements, events and dates of July - August activity.

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British Isles - Military Map

The British Isles - Military Map

For purposes of military organization the British Isles are divided into the following Army Commands and Military Districts. 1 - Aldershot. 2 - London. 3 - Scottish. 4 - Western. 5 - Northern. 6 - Southern. 7 - Eastern 8 -Irish.

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The North Sea

The circles show distances from the mouth of the Elbe.

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War images

Canadian War Preparations

Images depicting pactice, rallying and leaving to join their comrades.

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War images

Delivering Ammunition

Train transporting ammo to the Front though a badly damaged village.

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War images

Canadian Howitzer being loaded.

Inscribed with a record of triumph.

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War images

British and Canadians Fighting on Somme Front

Breaking through German barbed wire entanglements at Vimy Ridge.

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Battlefield memorials

...from the "Canadian Battlefield Memorials" located at D680.F8 A5 1929


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Read diary entries from July 23, 1914 to October 23, 1915 or browse "Map Book of the World-Wide War" located in the stacks at G1037 .M37 1915z

Read entries right to the end of the War or browse "The War of the Nations Portfolio" located in the stacks at D522.W37 1919

Learn more by browsing other library WW1 resources.


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