FOREWORD TO THE / SOLDIERS.
OUR PRIDE IN THE PAST.
Canadians have unbounded and justified pride in
their soldiers. We all expected a good deal from
them towards winning the war. None of us ven-
tured to believe that they could have done so much
as they have done towards the achievement of the
military victory over Germany before the armistice
went into effect. Whether the going was good or
bad, they always got there to the discomfiture of
the enemy. All honour to them and the officers who
planned with sagacity and led with skill and courage
OUR HOPE FOR THE FUTURE.
Likewise all of us expect a good deal from the
officers and men when they return home. Perhaps
none of us quite realize how large a part they will
play in the achievements of Canada in years of peace.
The part they will take and how far they will
carry it, in the development of our country as a land
of contentment from equality of opportunity, happy
homes, prosperity and high ideals for the service of