Why would men volunteer to fight in WWI?

More than 1/4 of the population of the eastern Ontario village of Russell fought in WWI – why? What happened to those who came back?

My latest book, From village to Vimy to victory: Russell soldiers in the Great War, is available for purchase. Here is a short overview of what the book is all about, thanks to CJRO radio and podcast host Candice Vetter.

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.