"Are my men full of keenness?"

Just a few months before the attack on Vimy Ridge, Canadian Corps commander Lord Byng showed as much interest in the comfort of his soldiers as he did in tactics - and encouraged his officers to do the same.

Canada, General Staff, "Some Questions a Platoon Commander might ask himself in the Line", 27 January 1917

folded card, 10.7cm x 15.7cm
Ray Fleming Collection, London, Ontario
First World War