The Great War Tour

Military historian Norm Christie takes a pilgrimage to significant great war sites, some familiar and others more surprising. There he discovers and recounts stories of Canadian men and women whose skill and bravery enabled Canada to emerge on the world stage.


Air Date: November 11, 2017 - 57:19
The Great War marked a turning point in the treatment of battlefield wounds. Many techniques developed during that time are still used today.
Air Date: April 27, 2015 - 49:57
Norm Christie recounts the story of the largest peacetime armada in Canadian history to honour the 60,000 dead of the Great War.
Air Date: April 20, 2015 - 50:00
Historian Norm Christie visits the Western Front battlefields, where the real story of the war is in the cemeteries, with their thousands of Canadian dead.
Air Date: December 14, 2014 - 49:52
Few Canadians know that 20,000 Canadian soldiers killed in the Great War are still missing.
Air Date: December 07, 2014 - 52:15
General Sir Arthur Currie led the Canadian Corps to a series of spectacular victories hastening the end of the Great War.