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The Final Whistle

The Great War in Fifteen Players

The Final Whistle( )
Author: Cooper, Stephen
Foreword by: Beaumont, Bill
ISBN:978-0-7524-9900-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

This is the story of fifteen men killed in the Great War. All played rugby for one London club; none lived to hear the final whistle.Rugby brought them together; rugby led the rush to war. They came from Britain and the empire to fight in every theatre and service, among them a poet, playwright and perfumer. Some were decorated and died heroically; others fought and fell quietly. Together their stories paint a portrait in miniature of the entire war.Founded in 1879, when British...
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Pages:352
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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