Item 03: Cameron Robertson war diary, 29 December 1916-3 February 1919 - Page 40

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or two which were fast being filled in. It was indeed a treat to see green fields after the much and slush we left behind. During the afternoon it snowed to same order so we could do nothing all night long. Fritz was sending shells into Bapaume and the surrounding villages. It was freezing hard all night and the snow having ceased to fall about 8pm and next day.
3rd April The full show clearing all traces of snow away. Gee how the wind blew a small hurricane but this died down by 6 pm. About 7pm we witnessed a rather exciting incident. A German flew over in a captured British plane. So we respected him until he flying very low turned his machine guns onto one of our Captive Balloons

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