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House. The castle (Castello Sforzesco) public gardens (Parco) Peace monument (Arco Pace) & arena followed. I had dinner in a Ristorante in the Piazza Duomo and at 3 o'clock was lucky enough to hear the massed bands of the British Guards, French Garde Republicaine, Italian Carabinieri & American 18 Infantry Rgt. which played in front of the Cathedral before a tremendous and enthusiastic audience. The great piazza was absolutely packed with cheering people while a big Caproni plane flew round overhead dropping war loan leaflets. Your 'umble servant being the only Australian in the crowd came in for a good deal of attention and I was soon yarning to all & sundry in English & French, a mixture of both and a few words of Italian thrown in. When the big gathering broke up I went and had a look at the old columns of

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