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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    Date is 25th Sept 1915.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    #ammunitionshortage Shortage of bombs is one cause of our retirement another is match situation.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    #equipmentevaluation Match situation in use with ball bombs affected by damp weather.

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  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    #euipmentevaluation The Germans use hand bombs and these undoubtedly carry further than those without handles.

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #ammoshortage: 200 bombs between 20 British bombers insufficient for attack and to face German bombers' counter-attack an hour later

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #ammoshortage: Further shortage of bombs one cause of Bn's withdrawal

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #equipmentevaluation: match striker in use with the ball bombs v. much affected by damp weather

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  • f0rbe5 by f0rbe5

    #equipmentevaluation: German bombs (grenades) with handles undoubtedly carry further than ones without handles...

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    The amount of bombs carried was nothing like sufficient to withstand the attack by the German Bombers.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    All these fine companies or what remained of them were gradually forced back to the British Front Line Trenches.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    #equipmentvaluation The match striker with our ball bombs was affected by the damp. German handle bombs carry further than ball bombs.

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  • Storeman20 by Storeman20

    Once more a shortage of bombs is one cause of our retirement.

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