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By John Marshall

precise tale of peoples lives in the course of international wars, revealing their secrets and techniques and the sacrifices they made. in the summertime of 1914 Europe was once in turmoil, nice Britain and France declared warfare on Germany after Kaiser Wilhelm the second one despatched troops into Belgium. With the nations of the British empire additionally mentioning warfare on Germany and their allies , in help of significant Britain and France, the kingdom of Newfoundland and Labrador have been first to reply, at first sending 5 hundrded troops that 12 months to gain knowledge of in Scotland. the subsequent yr 3 younger enthusiastic Newfoundlanders Harry Murray, Joe Walker and Tommy Winton left domestic to volunteer for the military. having by no means been extra than St. Johns of their personal state the younger recruits have been shipped off to Scotland with C. corporation, arriving there in February 1915, a scarcity of khaki fabric observed the regiment having to inn to donning a blue fabric for his or her putties(leggings) , thereafter the regiment assumed the nickname `The Blue Putties.` in their regimental brand, `The Caribou` the Newfoundland infantrymen have been fiercely proud. Now in Scotland the Royal Newfoundland regiment have been billeted within the old Edinburgh fortress, taking over safeguard tasks there within the absence of the Scottish regiments now engaged within the battle in Europe and the center East. The younger infantrymen hundreds of thousands of miles from their place of birth, embark on relationships, sooner than going off to struggle in a awful clash that will final for years.

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