Famous ( and not so famous) WW1 Quotes

‘It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.’ (Ferdinand Foch)

‘I hate to shoot a Hun down without him seeing me, for although this method is in accordance with my doctrine, it is against what little sporting instincts I have left.’ (James McCudden, VC, RFC, 1917

I died in hell – (They called it Passchendaele).’  (Line from Memorial Tablet, Lieutenant Siegfried Sassoon, November 1918).

Canadian memorial of the "Brooding Soldier" at St Julien Belgium a little North west of Ypres. Germans use gas for the first time on 18000 Canadian soldiers at this battle site. 24 April 1915.

Canadian memorial of the “Brooding Soldier” at St Julien Belgium a little North west of Ypres. Germans used gas for the first time on Canadian soldiers at this battle site on 24 April 1915. Nearly 2000 Canadian soldiers were killed

Source: Great War Heroes Weblog

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About WW1monuments/Canada

Born in Toronto Canada, Richard is a graduate of Fine Arts from York University. He is currently completing a photo book that documents the most significant World War 1 monuments and memorial sites in Canada. The book is to be published in 2014.
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