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Over the Top is an interactive adventure game that allows YOU to experience life in the trenches during theFirst World War. As a young Canadian soldier stationed somewhere along the Western Front in the late Fall of 1916, you will live through some of the excitement, despair, brutality and sheer horror of trench warfare. (from the website)
Canadian War Museum. (2013). Over the Top. Retreived from http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/games/overtop/index_e.shtml
Sparticus Educational. (2013). First World War: Trench Warfare. Retreived from http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtrench.htm
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The Holocause: What is it? Holocaust Encyclopedia, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Watch a talk with historian Kristine Alexander from the 5th Canada's History Forum. Kristine's research focuses on the exchange of letters between children and their fathers during wartime
John Ernest Ferrier was from Perth, ON - 787131, 130 Battalion. C.E.F. and fought in WWI. His grand niece Judy Ferrier has created a series of Youtube shorts to honour his service while fighting overseas. She reads a selection of letters that John wrote to his parents.
Listen to Pte. J. Ernest Ferrier's letter from Jan. 13, 1916. Written from the trenches "Somewhere in France".
Listen to Pte. J. Ernest Ferrier's letter home from March 20, 1917. Ernest writes home about the "desolate landscape" and the "prospect of a happy return home." Judy highlights Ernest's cloth ditty bag.
Great-Uncle Ernest's letter from "Somewhere in France" March 23, 1917. Ernest writes about how much he looks forward to the letters from home, a soldier being shell shocked, and purchasing writing paper from a stand in the trenches.