"Poems tragic, poems nostalgic"

The Second World War was a less poetic war than the First had been, but there were enough amateur poets in the Canadian army in Italy to fill this collection of poems, all of which had originally been published in the military newspaper "The Maple Leaf."

Rhyme and Reason: A Souvenir Volume of Verse by Canadian Soldier - Poets (Rome: Canadian Public Relations Services, 1945)

Rhyme & Reason.pdf (4.52 MB)
booklet, 64 pages, 10cm x 15.1cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War