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  • Stork by Stork

    #sniper enemy snipers fairly active

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

    Author gives a summary of chief points. 1) Time and Method of Advance. 2) Method of Carrying Kit. Entry 28th June 1917.

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

    1st time & method of Advance decided upon between MGCC & Btn Commanders after study of aerial photographs.

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

    1st time and method also decided upon with personal interviews with Officers who had command of raiding parties.

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

    Method of carrying kit-Carried to line of advance of respective teams, so as to be invisible from front. Saved gunners from active #snipers

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

    All the gun numbers carried short lengths of web belt holding 50 rounds in their pouch to ensure ammo at hand on arrival of the gun.

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

    In all cases a short length was inserted in the gun which was half loaded before advance.

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

    The Short length combined with use of light tripod enabled fire to be opened with 10 seconds of arrival at the position #equipmentevaluation

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

    Rain & mud conditions-under which attack was delivered, guns covered with waterproof sheet carried in a trench bag facilitating removal.

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