Sharpening the Blade
by Frank Rockland
In 1916, the Canadians’ rough edges were being honed to a sharp edge. At home, political controversy swirls around the destruction of Parliament’s Centre Block, the Ross Rifle, and the firing of General Sam Hughes. At the front, Major Llewellyn, Lieutenant Ryan and Matron Lonsdale are in the thick of it at St. Eloi, Mount Sorrel and the Somme.