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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #weaponsystem - trench catapult in front line very effective. Germans can't locate as it is silent. Range 150 yds with Mills bombs

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #weaponsystem - 8-gun rifle grenade battery in emplacement. Thoroughly aroused the enemy when used

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #weaponsystem - 16 rounds of German 77 fired; rum jars and aerial torpedoes also used

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #weaponsystem - unusual day as no German 4.2s or 5.9s fired

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #mine sprung - sounds like Brits countermined a German mine, but not quite clear

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  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    #equipmentevaluation

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  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    #accident One man accidentally wounded. No details of incident given.

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  • Stork by Stork

    #millsbombs

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  • marilynann by marilynann

    #Erected a trench catapult in front line, is being used with effect

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  • marilynann by marilynann

    #Mills bombs are hurled from the catapult

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  • marilynann by marilynann

    #WE spring a mine under LOOKOUT GAP at 8.30pm troops withdrwn prior to blow

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  • marilynann by marilynann

    #Divisional Commander, Lt Gen W.B. HICKIE C.B. visited

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