A Visit to Three Fronts, June 1916

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,189 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.4
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 2,176
Added to site: 2006.02.15
mnybks.net#: 12768
Genre: War
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ion in full swing at night, with signals winking, lamps waving, engines hissing and carriages bumping. It is a terrible place down yonder, a place which will live as long as military history is written, for it is the Ypres Salient. What a salient it is, too! A huge curve, as outlined by the lights, needing only a little more to be an encirclement. Something caught the rope as it closed, and that something was the British soldier. But it is a perilous place still by day and by night. Never shall I forget the impression of ceaseless, malignant activity which was borne in upon me by the white, winking lights, the red sudden glares, and the horrible thudding noises in that place of death beneath me.

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