Sunday 24 September 2017

Fifty Sixth Day of the Third Battle of Ypres

Monday 24th September 1917

Today has seen no great activity on the Ypres battlefield. Both sides seem to be drawing breath, our own armies prepare for another assault and the enemy girds its loins to receive it. The armchair generals of the press corps are putting their money on another go at the centre of the battlefront, perhaps in or near Polygon Wood as an enemy strong-point not carried in the attack of 20th of this month, but we will see.

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