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The Final Whistle

The Great War in Fifteen Players

The Final Whistle( )
Author: Cooper, Stephen
Foreword by: Beaumont, Bill
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

In the years leading up to World War I, the rugby grounds of Britain became training grounds for war. This book plays tribute to the pivotal role rugby played in the Great War by following the poignant stories of 15 men who played for Rosslyn Park, London. They came from diverse backgrounds, with players from Australia, Ceylon, Columbia, Ireland, and South Africa, but they were united by their love of the game and their courage in the face of war. This history follows them from...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War I
Sports & Recreation / Rugby
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.97 Pounds
Author Biography
Cooper, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Cooper is the editor of John Fante's "The Big Hunger: Stories 1932-1959". He is Professor of English & Film at California State University at Long Beach. He lives in Los Angeles, with his wife & their two children.


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