John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 43

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June 5 Tuesday X

2980.

O.C. Amunition 

3-30 am. sweeping all around. Position

1 piercing No2 dug-out. men just left.

5 min's previous, 2-30 p.m. shrapnel, over

head. Farm nearly, on several occasion

blown to atoms. 3-pm. every gun in

2nd Army again strafed.

20 rounds on Hostile Battery

38      "         "        "           "

34      "         "        "           "

300    "         "        "           "

20      "         "        "           "

June 6 Wednesday Y.

2640

Congratulation from General Mackenzie

on previous shooting and wishing

all Yanks every success in the

forthcoming battle.

Battery all day.

500 rounds on Hostile Battery

30       "          "        "           "

30       "          "        "           "

18280

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June 5 Tuesday X

2980.

O.C. Amunition 

3-30 am. sweeping all around. Position

1 piercing No2 dug-out. men just left.

5 min's previous, 2-30 p.m. shrapnel, over

head. Farm nearly, on several occasion

blown to atoms. 3-pm. every gun in

2nd Army again strafed.

20 rounds on Hostile Battery

38      "         "        "           "

34      "         "        "           "

300    "         "        "           "

20      "         "        "           "

June 6 Wednesday Y.

2640

Congratulation from General Mackenzie

on previous shooting and wishing

all Yanks every success in the

forthcoming battle.

Battery all day.

500 rounds on Hostile Battery

30       "          "        "           "

30       "          "        "           "

18280


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  • March 26, 2017 16:06:24 Cheryl Ellsworth

    June 5 Tuesday X

    2980.

    O.C. Amunition 

    3-30 am. sweeping all around. Position

    1 piercing No2 dug-out. men just left.

    5 min's previous, 2-30 p.m. shrapnel, over

    head. Farm nearly, on several occasion

    blown to atoms. 3-pm. every gun in

    2nd Army again strafed.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery

    38      "         "        "           "

    34      "         "        "           "

    300    "         "        "           "

    20      "         "        "           "

    June 6 Wednesday Y.

    2640

    Congratulation from General Mackenzie

    on previous shooting and wishing

    all Yanks every success in the

    forthcoming battle.

    Battery all day.

    500 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    30       "          "        "           "

    18280

  • February 24, 2017 04:05:32 Erin Selvey

    June 5 Tuesday X

    2980.

    O.C. Amunition 

    3-30 am. sweeping all around. position

    1 piercing No2 dug out. men just left.

    5 min's previous, 2-30 p.m. shrapnel, over

    head. Farm nearly on several occasion

    blown to atoms. 3-pm. every gun in

    2nd-Army again strafed.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery

    38      "         "        "           "

    34      "         "        "           "

    300    "         "        "           "

    20      "         "        "           "

    June 6 Wednesday Y.

    2640

    Congratulation from General Mackenzie

    on previous shooting and wishing

    all Yanks every success in the

    forthcoming battle.

    Battery all day.

    500 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    30       "          "        "           "

    18280


  • February 23, 2017 20:52:57 Erin Gordon

    June 5 Tuesday X

    2980.

    O.C. Amunition 

    3-30 am. sweeping all around. position

    1 piercing no2 dug out men just left.

    5 min's previous, 2-30 p.m. shrapnel, over

    head. Farm nearly on several occasion

    blown to atoms. 3-pm. every gun in

    2-Army again strafed.

    20 rounds on Hostile Battery

    38      "         "        "           "

    34      "         "        "           "

    300    "         "        "           "

    20      "         "        "           "

    June 6 Wednesday Y.

    2640

    Congratulation from General Mackenzie

    on previous shooting and wishing

    all ...every success in the

    forthcoming battle.

    Battery all day.

    500 rounds on Hostile Battery

    30       "          "        "           "

    30       "          "        "           "


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