Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War

Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War


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The corporation used to be thoroughly bunched in entrance of the cord. a few males threw bombs towards the German trench whereas others attempted to overcome down the wood stakes helping the twine with their rifle buts after which trample it into the dust. The German grenades regularly fell brief as they have been throwing uphill, yet their rifle fireplace used to be "deadly accurate." Casualties fastened. until whatever have been to be performed quick, Mackie discovered that No. four corporation will be wiped out.

Suddenly Richardson grew to become to the sergeant. "Will I gie them wund?" he requested lightly. "Aye mon, gie 'em wind, " Mackie barked again. Coolly, the younger smooth-faced solder marched from side to side in entrance of the twine, enjoying the pipes whereas a typhoon of fireplace swirled earlier him on each side. "The impression was once instantaneous," reads his Victoria go commendation. "Inspired by way of his wonderful instance, the corporate rushed the twine with such fury and backbone that the trouble was once triumph over and the positions captured."

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