Report from the Front

PUBLISHED: 11:49 01 February 2008 | UPDATED: 15:39 11 May 2010

# At an early hour we left the village. A wet day, it was miserable on the road and in the late afternoon we arrived at Bienvillers. In the distance we could hear the guns. Our billet was in an old house near the church. The village was last inhabited in

# At an early hour we left the village. A wet day, it was miserable on the road and in the late afternoon we arrived at Bienvillers.

In the distance we could hear the guns.

Our billet was in an old house near the church. The village was last inhabited in that sector. A few buildings had been damaged by shells or bombs.

- February 6, 1918.

# Gun line in the village of Noriel. We were shown our dugouts. A cosy little place. We were informed that five men were killed in it only the week before. We began to wonder what sort of Front it was. At the time it was quiet.

- February 7, 1918.

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