Harry Livingstone s Forgotten Men

Harry Livingstone s Forgotten Men

Canadians and the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War Dan Black. These were also identified as “Cabin” for first- and second-class, and “Chinese and Japanese” for third-class or steerage. The hospital included an administration ...

Author: Dan Black

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

ISBN: 9781459414327

Category: History

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During the WWI, more than 80,000 Chinese labourers were secretly transported from China across Canada to the Western Front where they built bridges and roads, repaired tanks, unloaded supplies, and then, after the war, cleaned up the grisly battlefields. Though the use of Chinese labourers for the war has been known, the story of their journey and their work, and the role of Canadians in recruiting and transporting them, has not been fully told — until now. In Veil of Secrecy, Dan Black describes the perilous journey taken by the Chinese labourers from their remote villages in China, across the North Pacific, the vast country of Canada from Vancouver to Halifax, and across the North Atlantic to the battlefields of Europe, and then back again. For political reasons and to prevent them from escaping, the Chinese labourers were locked into cattle cars and forbidden to disembark during the journey. The Canadian public, too, was kept in the dark about the trains. But their experience is indelibly evident — in graves across the country from Vancouver Island to Thunder Bay, and Petawawa to Halifax. One Canadian plays a central role in this story — Captain Harry Livingstone, a small-town doctor from Listowel, Ontario. Livingstone joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps in 1917, at the age of 28. His first assignment was to go to northeast China to a recruitment depot, where he examined poor, young Chinese men to ensure they were fit for service. He later joined them on their journey across the North Pacific to a quarantine station on Canada's West Coast. Drawing on the diaries written by Livingstone, and the letters of the Canadian missionaries who served as temporary officers with the corps in Europe, Dan Black traces the experience of the Chinese Labour Corps and sheds new light on the mistreatment and racism they faced in Canada and in wartime Europe.
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Contemporary Review

Contemporary Review

In this failure recent events are forgotten first , then those which are less and less recent in turn , until at last all that is remembered has to do only with early life . Some years ago , for example , I saw a French lady whose case ...

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Todd Watt s Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts

Todd   Watt s Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts

a subsequent purchaser of an equitable estate is bound by the maxim 'where the equities are equal, the first in time ... Rule The English Rule In this country the general rule is well known but the reason for it sometimes forgotten.

Author: Gary Watt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199664801

Category: Law

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This revised and updated text contains a range of relevant, interesting case law, statutory material, academic extracts and official proposals for law reform. A companion web site featuring web links and case updates ensures students have access to the latest materials.
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Plains of the Past

Plains of the Past

Many believedthat thisis where the Forgotten first came to find thewords of discord thatsent them away.” Atthis point Frostcloud broke Proudhawk's story string with an excited snort. “Aye, the Journals of Fairn!” he said.

Author: Ian Clark

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469726434

Category: Fiction

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The exciting conclusion to the Elder Earth Saga that began in Prophecy of Shadows! The outcast warrior known as K'het tracks the immortal necromancer responsible for the murder of his mother and best friend. The old wizard has journeyed to the Plains of the Past, seeking to put an end to all living things on Elder Earth itself by reuniting the Geminus, one being of pure light, the other of pure shadow. The union of these exiled creatures will cause a cataclysm that would scorch the very heavens and leave all of Elder Earth a barren wasteland. K'het's path will take him through tests of the mind and body in a land where magical energies are still at play and legendary beasts still roam. K'het seeks the aid of allies in the elf kingdom of Tanglewood Forest. He will need their wisdom to catch the necromancer in time and face his destiny.
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Diplomatic fly sheets chiefly repr from Vanity fair

Diplomatic fly sheets  chiefly repr  from Vanity fair

But it ought never to be forgotten : first , that it was Russia who made it impossible to continue the quiet , unostentatious policy ; secondly , that the Liberal Party demanded vociferously a warlike policy against Turkey ...

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Forgotten

Forgotten

(Events might have turned out differently for the first Napoleon had he used them at Waterloo.) Austria sent unmanned balloon bombs to Venice in 1849, and shortly after, the Russians flew them during the Crimean War.

Author: Linda Hervieux

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781445663494

Category: History

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The tale of an all-black battalion whose crucial contributions at D-Day have gone unrecognised to this day
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Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic

Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic

There are two facts which , in the consideration of this question , should never be forgotten : first , that morbid conditions of the kidneys and bladder are constant and early results of paraplegic disease of the cord ; and , second ...

Author: Sir Thomas Watson

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ISBN: GENT:900000194513

Category: Clinical medicine

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The Wind of Destiny

The Wind of Destiny

... the Future and the Past . There is no child who is not wiser than you . All the long - forgotten first les ―― sons are on his tongue . He will disconcert you 48 THE WIND of DESTINY .

Author: Arthur Sherburne Hardy

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN5EXI

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A History of Greece

A History of Greece

But he has forgotten , first , that we kynw nothing of the state of the country except what these very poets tell us ; next , that fictitious persons may be just as consonant to the state of the country as real persons .

Author: George Grote

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ISBN: UIUC:30112039645525

Category: Greece

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Aeneidea Or Critical Exegetical and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis

Aeneidea  Or  Critical  Exegetical  and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis

... whether in the structure and sense eduxit gladium pur- pureum multo cruore ( Voss ) , or eduxit gladium cum multo cruore ( Heyne , Ladewig , Wagner , 1861 ) , seem to have forgotten- first , that the sword not having been parted ...

Author: James Henry

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105013381640

Category: Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature

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Categories: Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature