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Bloodshed and death

Bloodshed and death

Mr. Smith describes the deadly impact of German defenses at Drocourt-Queant (Hindenburg Line).

Stray shells

Stray shells

Mr. Smith describes being in action at Drocourt-Queant (Hindenburg Line), witnessing a bayonet attack, and being wounded again by shrapnel.

Honorable discharge

Honorable discharge

Mr. Smith discusses his return home from England.

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land

Mr. Smith describes the retaking of Vimy Ridge, and being wounded by shrapnel after reaching the Chalk Pit.

Bullseye

Bullseye

Mr. Smith describes competition among the machine gun crews as part of his training regimen in the war zone.

Rum surplus

Rum surplus

Mr. Smith describes the influence of too much rum on his gun crew, and a brush with the military police.

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