Canada and the First World War

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Line-up at a YMCA Hut
An eager but patient line-up of soldiers waits at a Canadian YMCA. During the First World War, the YMCA attempted to address both the material and the spiritual needs of the soldiers. The sandbags around the hut suggest that it is close to the front.

George Metcalf Archival Collection
CWM 19920085-639