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The Great War Tour
Ep: 1 "Arthur Currie: Master of War"
Norm Christie takes us on a pilgrimage to significant Great War sites - some famous, others almost totally unknown - and tells the stories of Canadian men and women whose skills and courage turned Canada into a force on the world stage. Among them is General Sir Arthur Currie, who commanded the Canadian Corps in impressive victories at Passchendaele and the last battles of WWI.
Episodes
Ep 1
Arthur Currie: Master of War
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Ep 2
The Missing
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Ep 3
Sacred Places
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Ep 4
The Vimy Pilgrimage
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Ep 5
The Wounded
Watch November 13, 10:00pm
Arthur Currie: Master of War
Norm Christie retraces General Sir Arthur Currie's rise in the Canadian Corps from amateur soldier to the most successful Allied general. (1 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Oct 20, 11:00pm
The Missing
20,000 Canadian soldiers killed in the Great War are still missing. Norm Christie reveals why so many men disappeared. (2 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 23, 10:00pm
Fri Oct 27, 11:00pm
Sacred Places
Norm discovers how little-visited burial grounds, with thousands of Canadian dead, are truly our "sacred places". (3 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Oct 30, 10:00pm
Fri Nov 3, 11:00pm
The Vimy Pilgrimage
Norm reveals the story of the largest peacetime armada in Canadian history. (4 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 6, 10:00pm
Fri Nov 10, 11:00pm
The Wounded
Norm visits frontline hospitals, casualty clearing stations and medical ships to tell the dramatic story of the men and women who cared for the wounded. (5 of 5)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Nov 13, 10:00pm
Fri Nov 17, 11:00pm

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