Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 2 February-1 September 1918 - Page 21

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7th Preparations for the biggest stunt of all so far is marvellous 12 inch Hows have been put in & the miles of transport.
The attack has started on a 12 mile front. Led by 3000 tanks and covered by the biggest barrage of the war. We were up very close to the hopping off point & last night was shelled & gassed

8th Prisoners by the hundred were brought back. Some were from Stuttgart. Westphalia Berlin & were of the 13th Reg Herwarth von Bittenfelds & [indecipherable]
There were also a good few

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