‘Fighting as an Ally’: The English-Canadian Patriotic Response to the Great War

  title={‘Fighting as an Ally’: The English-Canadian Patriotic Response to the Great War},
  author={Robert Matthew Bray},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  pages={141 - 168}
  • R. Bray
  • Published 1980
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Historical Review
WRITING TO SIR WILFRID LAURIER in mid-November •9•6 John M. Godfrey, a Toronto lawyer and activist in a wide range of civilian recruiting organizations, observed that 'what a difference it would have made in this war if we [Canada] had fought as a nation and an ally. In the first place we should have been bound to put our whole strength into the war. Fighting as an ally there could be no such thing as a limited liability. '• Godfrey's lament made little impression on the veteran Liberal leader… Expand
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