On the morning of July 1, 1916, at Beaumont-Hamel, the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment climbed out of their trenches and advanced into no man's land. Eric Mackenzie Robertson went over the top on that fateful day-and survived. Almost unbelievably, just four years later, Robertson would become the first born and bred Newfoundlander to compete in the Olympics. With her engaging journalistic style, Joan Sullivan-author of the award-winning In the Field-returns to tell the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, a lost Olympiad, and one man's extraordinary journey through the battlefield and into history.
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|Size: ||2.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||Breakwater Books Ltd.|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781550816204 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|