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time looking over the looms etc.Armentieres is a large town and is practically deserted except for a few estaminets or cafes. Nearly all the churches are blown to bits and along the street the rows of handsome buildings and shops are speckled with shrapnel bullets and here and there a shell has dropped on a roof leaving a gaping hole and shattering the roofs. Hardly an unbroken window is left in place except in cases where they have been repaired, and business is proceeded with.
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