Report from the Front: The Great War diary of Jack Halstead

PUBLISHED: 19:03 06 August 2008 | UPDATED: 15:50 11 May 2010

Position between two windmills. Very lively, but no-one hurt. Took some souvenirs off some dead Germans. Pulled out at night. Narrow roads with many wagons going into ditches. March past near Hulste for the King and Queen of the Belgians. We were inf

Position between two windmills. Very lively, but no-one hurt. Took some souvenirs off some dead Germans.

Pulled out at night.

Narrow roads with many wagons going into ditches.

March past near Hulste for the King and Queen of the Belgians.

We were informed that in a few days it was likely the war would end. If no Armistice, we would carry on.

We should take part in a great "push" and from the staff that were coming up in support we fully realised that it would be some push. Tanks, both British and French, French cavalry and Americans. Guns, hundreds of them.


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