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Courage at Sea - Newfoundland Sailors in the Great War - Robert Parsons

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Courage at Sea: Newfoundland Sailors in the Great War is a collection of more than forty World War I stories involving the Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve and the Newfoundland merchant seamen who delivered goods to Europe in aid of the Allied war effort. Many foreign-going vessels carrying Newfoundlanders were apprehended en route by German U-boats and shelled, torpedoed, or boarded and bombed. Some of the crews were let go, but others were less fortunate. Some of the stories included are . . . Newfoundland’s First Decoration: Leander Green’s Story Men of Burgeo Rendezvous with the Enemy Torpedoed Three Times in Three Weeks The Story of Michael Foley, Harbour Grace Dictator’s Crew as Prisoners of War A War off Saint Pierre: SS Erik Great Honours to a Man from Pilley’s Island The Halifax Explosion: A Reservist Writes Home . . . Plus many more.

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