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Valour Road

Author: John Nadler
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Viking, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Leo Clarke, Robert Shankland, and Fred Hall, three of only seventy-one Canadians to be awarded the Victoria Cross in WWI, who all happened to come from the same street on the outskirts of Winnipeg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Leo Clarke; Robert Shankland; Fred Hall; Lionel Beaumaurice Clarke; Robert Shankland; Frederick William Hall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nadler
ISBN: 9780670068210 0670068217
OCLC Number: 879120120
Description: 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A city on the edge of the world : Winnipeg, August 1914 --
The Pine Street boys : Winnipeg, 1914 --
The good sergeant : Fred and Harry Hall, April 1915 --
Poison : Fred Hall, April 1915 --
A dead man's meal : Charlie Clarke, May 1915 --
Bombers : Charlie Clarke, June 1915 --
Rose of Givenchy : Charlie Clarke, June 1915 --
The huge picnic : Charlie Clarke, June-September 1915 --
Brothers-in-arms : Charlie and Leo Clarke, September-November 1915 --
A new year of slaughter : Charlie and Leo Clarke, December 1915-January 1916 --
The raid : Charlie and Leo Clarke, January-February 1916 --
Padres : John Pringle and Frederick George Scott, 1914-1916 --
The last lark : Charlie and Leo Clarke, March-April 1916 --
Shifting ground : Charlie and Leo Clarke, April-May 1916 --
Sanctuary Wood : Robert Shankland, June 1916 --
A sadly depleted bunch : Charlie and Leo Clarke, June-August 1916 --
The show : Charlie and Leo Clarke, September 1916 --
Pozir̈es Ridge : Leo Clarke, September 1916 --
Pine Street : families of soldiers, September-November 1916 --
Swinging the lead : Charlie Clarke, September 1916 --
Unburied dead : Charlie and Leo Clarke, October 1916 --
The last parade : Charlie Clarke, October 1916 --
Passcehndaele : Bob Shankland, October 1917 --
Home : Charlie Clarke, December 1918.
Responsibility: John Nadler.

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Tells the story of Leo Clarke, Robert Shankland, and Fred Hall, three of only seventy-one Canadians to be awarded the Victoria Cross in WWI, who all happened to come from the same street on the outskirts of Winnipeg.

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