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Noblesse Oblige

“Noblesse Oblige” is an intimate history of the families of Montreal’s once famous community of wealth and privilege, the “Square Mile”. Using their own words and images, the book seeks to answer the question of why they lost their power and influence so … Continue reading

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Lessons from Vimy

Just over a 100 years ago, generals were faced with the same kind of problem that modern leaders have today. They had been shaped by an era that made them ill equipped to understand and apply the new technology of … Continue reading

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General Sir Arthur Currie’s After Action Report after Vimy Ridge

  “The great lesson to be learned from these operations is this: if the lessons of the War have been thoroughly mastered; if the artillery preparations and support is good; if our intelligence is properly appreciated; then there is no … Continue reading

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