Item 06: Sydney B. Young war diary, 2 February-1 September 1918 - Page 8

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one of them (or fancied he did) and said to him "That is the way the Anzacs salute". This showed his cleverness, so he thought, but an American who was with us, was in full agreement with us in interpreting it as ignorance.

23rd Fritz is said to have put up a sign in front of the 5th Div. "Go to Italy or Palestine and we'll sink you. Go to Australia and we'll give you an escort".

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