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on account of the people all trying to build in the area of the old walls. Some of the old buildings were very picturesque, particularly the Citadel – the least damaged of all. Everywhere were huge piles of masonry covering German air raid shelters showing his state of mind owing to our airmens work.

The place was made homely by the new street names, such as "Roo de Kanga" etc. While I was in there I saw numerous 'civils' viewing their homes with the idea of re-occupation.

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