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"The artillery at Passchendaele: (From Artillery Accounts)", [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/190/2

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Transcript account of conditions at the [3rd Battle of Ypres, Flanders, Belgium] and the effect of wet weather and terrible mud causing great difficulties moving artillery and supplies of ammunition and locating guns; the use of tin baths to keep men dry while asleep; attacks by enemy guns on British gunners by day and by night on roads and tracks. Concludes "It was put tersely by one artillery general that if the battle was continued there would be 'no artillery for the spring offensive'". Typescript.


  • Creation: [1926]

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