Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 80

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returned of Anzac. So at Suvla Bay, Anzac, & Cape Helles the Australians had done their share.

The bombardments by the warships on Archi Babi lasted at times for 24 hours without ceasing & it is marvellous how any Turk could remain alive. But Achi Babi was of solid rock & was built up by masses of solid concrete, & so the shells seemed to have little effect. They took the warning & buried themselves in the specially constructed refuges far below the bowls of the earth.

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