Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 77
the dump the motors taking up Material did not go up today & naturally as I went up today did not see a German shell anywhere near.
Last night the Germans made an
big airraid. We were awakened about midnight by our anti-aircraft guns & the sky was alight with searchlights. In a few minutes saw a tremenduous outburst of flames many miles away & then a terrific explosion which fairly shook the ground many small explosions with an occasional big one went on for several hours through