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Video - Sir Sam Hughes - We were there

General Sir Sam Hughes Attending a Parade of the Royal Canadian Dragoons (R.C.D.), Toronto, Ontario, November 9, 1914
Sir Sam Hughes at the height of his glory. At that time, the public still believed in the possibility of a swift victory. The prospect of a lengthy, expensive conflict became evident to Canadians with the cruel Battle of Ypres in April 1915.

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