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Far From Home: Canada and The Great War

This item is included in the following series/curriculum: "Far From Home: Canada and The Great War" Collection  

  • Grade Level: Junior High (7-9)-Adult
  • Subjects: History
  • Produced By: Norflicks Productions Ltd.
  • Year: 1999
  • Country: Canada
  • Language: English
  • Running Time: 4h 30m
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This stirring account of Canada's heroic effort in World War I is told through the words of ordinary soldiers, leaders and civilians. The series contains three films - narrated by Paul Gross - on the First World War, and is the first series that tells the complete story of Canada's achievements in WWI.

Sam's Army - The story of Sam Hughes, the bigoted, ignorant, self-obsessed Minister of Militia, whose enthusiasm for war created Canada's first Expeditionary Force.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge - A recreation of one of the greatest battles in Canadian military history.

The Last 100 Days - The story of Canada's outstanding military achievements in the last hundred days of World War I.

DVD Bonus Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Chronology of Events
- Scene Selection

DVD ROM Features:
- Chronology of events, including dates and images
- Facts & Figures
- Photo Gallery
- Interactive Quiz - Canadian Medals

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