Frank Yates Hirst, item 42

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from leaving the station. The

band is playing popular songs

+ helps to pass the time away

British officers arrive with there

packs about 4 o clock + it

looks as though they are going

on the same boat as we are

We march on the boat about

5 o'clock + pull out about

7. the boat is very crowded

+ the decks are full. We saw

lots of interesting things

in the English channel before

it went dark such as warships

+ big forts sea-planes. After it

went dark I came inside + find

the floor all covered with fellows

sleeping there is no lights + no

smoking is allowed. I managed 

to get a place to sit down + this

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from leaving the station. The

band is playing popular songs

+ helps to pass the time away

British officers arrive with there

packs about 4 o clock + it

looks as though they are going

on the same boat as we are

We march on the boat about

5 o'clock + pull out about

7. the boat is very crowded

+ the decks are full. We saw

lots of interesting things

in the English channel before

it went dark such as warships

+ big forts sea-planes. After it

went dark I came inside + find

the floor all covered with fellows

sleeping there is no lights + no

smoking is allowed. I managed 

to get a place to sit down + this


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  • August 4, 2017 17:37:55 Annick Rodriguez

    from leaving the station. The

    band is playing popular songs

    + helps to pass the time away

    British officers arrive with there

    packs about 4 o clock + it

    looks as though they are going

    on the same boat as we are

    We march on the boat about

    5 o'clock + pull out about

    7. the boat is very crowded

    + the decks are full. We saw

    lots of interesting things

    in the English channel before

    it went dark such as warships

    + big forts sea-planes. After it

    went dark I came inside + find

    the floor all covered with fellows

    sleeping there is no lights + no

    smoking is allowed. I managed 

    to get a place to sit down + this

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  • 42.11778380291204||-72.600797328125||

    Springfield, Massachusetts

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Location(s)
  • Story location Springfield, Massachusetts


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3193 / 43996
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Contributor
May Coe
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