A Keen Soldier

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A Keen Soldier: The Execution of Second World War Private Harold Pringle by Andrew Clark is a historical study of the only execution of a Canadian soldier for military crimes committed during the Second World War. Harold Pringle was executed for murder shortly after the conclusion of the war in Europe.[1] A Keen Soldier was published by Vintage Canada in 2002. It was a finalist for Canada's Governor General's Literary Award for non-fiction in 2003.[2]


  1. ^ A Keen Soldier - Reviewed by Dr. Steve Lukits Archived February 21, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Canadian Military Journal.
  2. ^ 2003 Finalists - Nonfiction Archived July 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. The Canada Council for the Arts.