The Madman and the Butcher

The Madman and the Butcher

The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie

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"The sensational wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie". Cook, the Great War historian at the Canadian War Museum, tells the story of one of the most shocking and highly publicized libel trials in Canadian history. The war cost 60,000 Canadian lives. In its aftermath, Hughes, the war minister, accused Currie, who was the corps commander, of murderous incompetence.
Publisher: Toronto : Allen Lane Canada, c2010
ISBN: 9780670064038
Characteristics: viii, 472 p. : ill ; 24 cm


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Mar 05, 2018

A book on what was the trial of the century in Canada. Well-written and informative. About two prominent Canadians about whom little is known anymore.

debwalker Jan 11, 2011

Finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

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