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A Short History of the 6th Division

Aug. 1914-March 1919

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,764 / 115 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.3
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 477
Added to site: 2006.12.16
mnybks.net#: 15568
Genres: History, War
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of the 29/30th October, when the 19th Infantry Brigade lost some trenches, but counter-attacked successfully, and counted 200 German dead. The incident of Cpl. Forward, 1st The Buffs, is typical of the fierce fighting. On 30th October, when the O.C. machine-guns of The Buffs and all the team had been killed or wounded, this gallant N.C.O. continued to fire his gun until eventually wounded in five places, when he crawled back to report the situation. He was rewarded with the D.C.M. During the whole period, 20th to 30th October, the guns were woefully short of ammunition, and consequently a greater strain was thrown on the infantry.

CHAPTER IV

ARMENTIÈRES

1914-15

Active fighting now died away on this front, but its place was taken by constant shelling and the deadly sniping which claimed so many victims at this time. The weather during November and December was truly appalling. All trenches were knee-deep and more in

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