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and our officers have given orders for us to lay down and rest. I dug a crevice in one side of the gully to relieve the half standing position I would be compelled to rest in but had only been there a few minutes when a spent bullet just missed my head. These bullets keep the same altitude for the distance the range finder is set, but after that begin to drop, and that accounted for them coming coming over the slope into our resting place. Later. We are now waiting to support the 18th Battalion who are attacking Hill 60 in our front.

Noon, Aug. 24th. Through some mistake we were told to visit a well at the beach and fill our water bottles. In so doing we were seen by the Turkish

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