Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 100

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my mug in one hand & trying to hold Bernard with the other. That over we proceeded to attack Tel esh Sharia which is the junction of the Jerusalem Beersheba-Gaza railway. This we got with some guns & a dump of about 3000 shells & pushed on Northwards running a big wedge into the turks.
[Line drawing of map of area they were attacking, railway line, road and direction of fighting]

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