Item 03: Cameron Robertson war diary, 29 December 1916-3 February 1919 - Page 87

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Ban, but we were all too sleepy to pay much attention to the dirty place.(nearly all Italian villages and towns we have passed through up to date have been filthy, squalid places) About 9.30am we reached Acquaviva where we stayed for about half and hour while the men made tea and had breakfast. The people of Italy do not appear to have had much meat, for all along the line dirty unkempt children and even men and women have been wailing in pidgin English 'Bullybeef de vino" at same time holding out a bottle of wine (very poor quality) which they will barter for a tin of Bully Beef or

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