Survey of Anti-Tank Mine Counter-Measures

This booklet highlights many of the different counter-measures used against anti-tank mines. It also includes any limitations or advantages to each methods. Topics such as "Detection", "Mechanical Detonation", and "Enemy Replies" are also covered in this manual.

Financial Instructions and Standing Orders, 1914

This text is a set of instructions and standing orders regarding paymasters and financial policies in the Canadian Army Pay Corps. Standing orders from an office of authority are put into effect immediately and are in place indefinitely.

Special Tables Physical Training 1914

This booklet has supplementary tables for the Manual of Physical Health, where the author goes into detail about subjects they felt had been left out of the original. These tables were meant to be a guide for superintendents and instructors as they put together the recruits' training schedule. The booklet also includes illustrated diagrams to ensure proper form.

Canadian Militia Regulations Index

This booklet is the index to a training manual titled Regulations for Supply, Transport and Barrack Services for the Canadian Militia 1918. Indexes list the most common words or subjects from the text in alphabetical order, then it provides a definition or additional context for the reader.

Platoon No. 8 Soldier Information Forms

This booklet of personal information forms would have likely been carried by a junior officer during the First World War. The forms are divided into sections by company, and almost all of the soldiers were in Platoon No. 8. These books allowed platoon leaders to keep track of the location and status of their soldiers.

Toronto Military Training Syllabus

This booklet was issued by the Toronto Military Training Association as a 'textbook' for its instructors and members. The booklet covers topics such as "Squad Drills", "Rifle Exercises", and "Firing Instructions".

The Armourer

The Armourer O.T.C was a local newspaper in Brockville, Ontario that published regional and war-related articles. This edition features titles like "Trained Soldiers' Wing" and "Brockville — The Home of the O.T.C"

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Syllabus of Training

This document is a reserves training schedule for the week of March 20th, 1917. It is divided by day and time, and provides a short description of the task like 'phy training', 'rifle manual', and 'Lewis gun'.

The Busy East

This is a collection of extracts from a local newspaper in Sackville, New Brunswick from August 1917. The extracts are of various poems from the original edition.

Short Course in Infantry Tactics

Prior to the First World War, Canada's military was quite small and disorganized. This meant that at the outbreak of the war, they needed to educate and train a lot of officers. Lieutenant A.B. Robinson wrote this book as a resource for various ranks of infantry officers which includes, what he believes to be, the most crucial information.