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

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An Excerpt From Brave Battalion.The company was completely bunched in front of the wire. Some men threw bombs toward the German trench while others tried to beat down the wooden stakes supporting the wire with their rifle buts and then trample it into the mud. The German grenades generally fell short as they were throwing uphill, but their rifle fire was "deadly accurate." ...more
Hardcover, 289 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by John Wiley & Sons (first published 2008)
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Don Thompson
I have read all of Tim cooks books and this book about the 16th Battalion in WW1 was super. Whereas Tim Cook covers the larger story he mentions the 16th several times. Mark takes a focus on a single group and follows them through their battles and covers their glory and pain.
Another great read.
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On January 1, 1981, Mark Zuehlke walked away from a journalism career to pursue magazine and book writing fulltime. He has never looked back. In 1992, Mark published his first book—Magazine Writing From the Boonies (co-authored with Louise Donnelly)—and now concentrates almost exclusively on writing of books.

Fascinated by Canada’s military heritage, Mark first set to writing about the role Canadia
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