By Andrew Clark
While award-winning journalist Andrew Clark stumbled on the dossier on Harold Joseph Pringle, he exposed a Canadian tragedy that had lain buried for 50 years. This notable tale of the final soldier to be completed by means of the Canadian army -- most likely wrongfully -- provides lifestyles to the forgotten casualties of struggle and brings their honour domestic at last.
Harold Pringle was once underage whilst the second one international conflict broke out, desirous to depart quiet Flinton, Ontario, to serve by means of his father’s aspect. yet few who volunteered to struggle “the sturdy fight” learned what horror lay forward; quickly Pringle came upon himself in Italy, combating at the bloody “Hitler Line,” the place two-thirds of his corporation have been killed. Shell-shocked, he launched into a sad, ultimate path that culminated in a suspect homicide conviction.
His allure used to be reviewed by way of the top degrees of presidency, correct as much as best minister King. yet inner most Pringle was once positioned to loss of life -- the single soldier the Canadians performed within the complete of the second one international conflict. His personal countrymen conducted the orders, forbidden to head domestic prior to finishing this final ugly task, even supposing the warfare had ended. The Pringle dossier used to be closed and stayed that method for 50 years -- till Andrew Clark exposed it and started a two-year research on Pringle’s existence within the army.
A willing Soldier is a true-life army detective tale that exhibits one other part of what many think of our proudest army crusade. Andrew Clark examines the fallout of a challenge that disfigured our nationwide moral sense and maintains to elevate questions on the ethics of struggle. And he does so with eloquence and a deep compassion, not just for his topic yet for all wartime infantrymen -- even the boys who carried out Pringle and the officer who gave the order to fireplace.
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