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." Casualties mounted. Unless something were to be done quickly, Mackie realized that No. 4 Company would be wiped out. Suddenly Richardson turned to the ...

Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War 2008, John Wiley & Sons

ISBN-13: 9780470154168

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