Item 03: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett telegrams, 1915 - Page 108

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[Telegram form – marked Eleven/2]
[Continuation of Ashmead Bartlett's first report of the British action at Suvla Bay,
6th – 10th August]
R.T.P. Daily Telegraph London
Cable three section seven/six stop the scenes at night were weird for the flames still continued to burn and great red glows lit up the darkness backed by clouds of white smoke from out of the midst of which there came the incessant rattle of machine guns and rifle fire whilst further south you heard the booming of guns and you could see the bursting of shells on the tops of the hills as the Anzac Corps gradually fought its way from ridge to ridge to join hands with our troops in front of Anafarta stop on the morning of August 10th it was reported by a prisoner that the Turks had received large reinforcements and that the whole of the Yemen Division had
Ashmead Bartlett / Radcliffe Censor

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