Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 110

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before last we had just put the candle out in the bivvy and were having a final pipe in the dark when Tom Cornes said "that sounds like a Taube overhead" one can distinguish the different sound of the engine & sure enough a few seconds after we heard the loud explosion of a bomb in the distance then followed others in quick succession each one nearer until one went off in the next paddock alo & lit up all our surroundings & fairly put the wind up us

I was as close to the ground as it was possible to get & one could almost 'hear the silence' of the camp We were wondering whether the

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