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more for we were on high ground on mountains adjoining abrupt sheer hills. The thick gorse and brambles were alight & flaming furiously here there and everywhere. Kuchuk{?} hill was covered by Turkish shrapnell while our warships replied furiously & set fire to the town of Anafarta{?} besides annihilating two Turkish heavy guns. Regiments were moving for position everywhere & in vain did they fail to push forward. After severe fighting the lines were joined, & all remained quiet [indecipherable] the few following days. The land beyond was green and smooth & would probably be very cultivating & fertile.

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