Ralph Douglas Clark - Atlantic Telegraph Cable Operator: A Family Memoir (Hardcover)

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This heart-felt narrative, profusely illustrated with historical images and detailed captions, chronicles highlights in the life of Ralph Douglas Clark whose career as an Atlantic telegraph cable operator began in the tiny Nova Scotia seaport of Canso taking him to Panama, Ottawa, the Western Front in 1916, Halifax, Miami and Montreal. Drawing on the childhood recollections of his brother Mowbray, Doug Clark's "memory box", and data from notable historians, the author provides a vital addition to the library of anyone interested in a rural, seaside childhood, military history, and telecommunications.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781525584428
ISBN-10: 1525584421
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Pages: 104
Language: English