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Sacred Places 3-Pack Bundle

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Sacred Places; Volume I; Belgium, tells the stories of the 168 cemeteries that contain the graves of Canadians who died in Belgium during the Great War. As no bodies could be repatriated, the men rest among their comrades in the war cemeteries that dot the countryside, freezing history, and revealing the true story of the War. The Canadians buried in these immaculate cemeteries in the fields around Ypres, the infamous Ypres Salient, died in great battles, such as Second Ypres, Mount Sorrel, or Passchendaele, or in the quiet times, when death was never far away. More than 16,000 Canadians died near Ypres, 1915-1918. This book tells the history of the cemeteries and of the Canadian buried in them and is the companion series to For King & Empire.

Sacred Places; Volume II; In this Volume the details of 240 Great War cemeteries in France are explained, giving location, historical background and stories of the Canadians buried there. Covers all CWGC cemeteries that contain one or more Canadian burials, including the large sites to the small churchyards. Covers all units with hundreds of entries for Canadians in the RFC, RNAS, and RAF. It contains at detailed explanation of the Science of The Cemeteries, how to interpret the headstones, the layouts, and the Special memories that are found in most cemeteries. Plus The History of the Canadian Corps in France, Battalions of the Canadian Corps, Timeline, etc. Includes hundreds of photos. The Companion series to For King & Empire.

Sacred Places; Volume III; Covers all CWGC cemeteries that contain one or more Canadian burials, including the large sites to the small churchyards. Covers all units with hundreds of entries for Canadians in the RFC, RNAS, and RAF. It contains at detailed explanation of the Science of The Cemeteries, how to interpret the headstones, the layouts, and the Special memories that are found in most cemeteries. Plus The History of the Canadian Corps in France, Battalions of the Canadian Corps, Timeline, etc. Includes hundreds of photos. The Companion series to For King & Empire.

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