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[Interview with H.F.G. Letson, Armed Forces at UBC Project, Part I] Specht, Allen


1. Family background : high school cadets : formation of C.O.T.C. World War I : President Wesbrook : 196th Battalion : France, Vimy Ridge : returns UBC 1918 : disbandment : views on anti-military feeling on campus.
2. B.C. regiment 1920s : co-operation of militia with C.O.T.C. : becomes C.O. of C.O.T.C. : Gallipoli lectures : "My Foreign Legion" : philosophy of C.O.T.C. : personal feelings : interest in history.

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