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Lorraine, preceded by a short Alsatian play.

Thurs. 26th April 1917
Four or five days ago 5 German destroyers bombarded Calais (18 miles from us) & did some damage to the town as well as killing & wounding some of the inhabitants.

Yesterday was Anzac Day, 2nd anniversary of the landing of 1st Aust. Div. at Gallipoli. In the evening saw "La Tosca" (French opera) at Boulogne.

Frid 4th May 1917
On Wednesday we had a visit from a German taube. Just after the early morning parade had been dismissed we saw her coming – about 3500 metres away and travelling at a great speed. Two bombs were dropped – one of which exploded in an open field adjoining our hospital and about 100 yards from the nearest tent full of patients. The other one fell in a little stream about 800 yards from us and only shattered a few cottage windows with the concussion. The anti-aircraft guns from three batteries in the neighbourhood

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