The Selected Papers of Sir Arthur Currie: Diaries, Letters, and Report to the Ministry, 1917-1933 – Edited by Mark Osborne Humphries
The Selected Papers of Sir Arthur Currie brings to life the troubled world of Canada’s most famous general. Detailed, introspective, and comprehensive, Currie’s prolific writings illuminate events at the front and Canada’s war at home, revealing the legacy of the Great War for Canadian society. Through diaries, letters, and a final report to the government, this book presents a vivid portrait of a very private public figure.
he many sides of Arthur Currie come through beautifully in this skillfully edited collection. By bringing together a wealth of documents relating to Currie’s handling of the Canadian Corps, Mark Humphries has produced a book that will become an essential research tool for the specialist, and will offer the general reader a fascinating glimpse at the challenges faced by one of the greatest commanders of the First World War.” – Jonathan Vance, University of Western Ontario