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tamed a spirited bombing fight^ and finally withdrew at the
end of twenty-five minutes" This was their way of telling
England. Aunt Evelyn probably read it automatic-
ally in her Morning Post> unaware that this minor
event had almost caused her to receive a farewell let-
ter from me, The next night our Company was in the
front line and I recovered three hatchets and a knob-
kerrie from no-man's-land. Curiously enough, I
hadn't yet seen a German. I had seen dim figures on
my dark patrols; but no human faces.

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