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Recollections of the British front line on 21 March 1918

A private of the North Staffordshire regiment describes his experience on 21 March 1918, the first day of the German offensive, Operation Michael. ‘There seemed to be thousands of Jerries swarming down the slopes behind us and we retired to … Continue reading

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Christmas Truce 1914

‘All this morning we have been fraternising, singing songs. I have been within a yard in front of their trenches, have spoken to and exchanged greetings with a colonel, staff officers and several company officers. All were very nice and … Continue reading

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