On April 14, 1917 nine gallant soldiers from the Newfoundland Regiment stood directly between the Germans and the village of Monchy-le-Preux, one of the most vital positions on the battlefield.
“This book is a treasure for any Newfoundlander interested in battlefield exploits. It is the Canadian response to ‘Flag of our Fathers’. The Newfoundland Regiment attack and find themselves opposite a significantly larger German counter attack. Newfoundlanders go the distance and show history what a small group of defenders are capable of achieving. The province ought to be proud of his work”
Lieutenant-Colonel F.A. Brennan, CD
1st Battalion, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment