Day: June 10, 2016

Military Moments: Battle of Beaumont-Hamel
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Military Moments: Battle of Beaumont-Hamel

“Every July 1, while the rest of Canada celebrates the birth of a nation, Newfoundlanders mourn their losses in the Great War, and especially those at Beaumont-Hamel.”   Narrated by Gordon Pinsent Directed & Edited by Adam Tindal Written by Eric Harris Produced by Jason Duprau, Jennifer McGill, Jennifer Morse Recorded by Chris Martin, Post Office Studios, Toronto To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Beaumont-Hamel, Legion Magazine and Gordon Pinsent tell the story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment’s tragic advance at Beaumont-Hamel on July 1, 1916. Legion Magazine’s new web series is called Military Moments. The video revisits the assault at Beaumont-Hamel which saw the Newfoundlanders all but wiped out in only 30 minutes by Germany. Narrated by proud Newfou...

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