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especially where the ragged cliffs of Walkers Ridge and Quinns Post stand out against the sky line. Fortunately only a few of our men were hit going ashore, from Richotet bullets. An idea of a British naval gunners proficiency has just been shown us. A destroyer crept in close to shore and turning went slowly along,a small black shape visible faintly with the starlight. Suddenly it stopped and in the next second, sent its flash or searchlight on to the slopes running up from the shore. Almost simultaneously with the flash of the light, a shell from the Destroyer burst where the light had rested. It is no wonder that Von Tirpitz prefers the breezes of the Kiel canal to the winds of the North Sea. 1 a.m. We have just

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