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[Telegram form – The Eastern Telegraph Company, Limited. Alexandria Station. Dated 1 Sept. 1915. 395 words][Continuation of Ashmead Bartlet's report on the combined British/Anzac operations at Suvla Bay and Lone Pine, 6th to 10th August]Daily Telegraph London R.T.P.Cable five section ten stop and to all our batteries on land in this section the Turks were caught in a trap the momentum of their charge down hill prevented them recoiling in time and they were swept away by houndreds in a terrific storm of high explosives shrapnel and common shells from ships guns six inch howitzers and field pieces stop never since the campaign started has such a target delighted the hearts of our gunners stop as the huge shells from the ships exploded in their midst huge chunks of soil were thrown into the air carrying figures of their panic stricken infantry amidst which you saw human bodies hurled aloft and then chucked to earth or thrown bodily into the deep ravines
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