Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 69
cane. He does not hesitate to use it either. Unmercifully at times over the head or anywhere.
After leaving the wharf by train we pulled up to change engines in the middle of the town. The train service provides first second and third class. The whole train entirely manned by Egyptians.
Well when we pulled up a howling mob rushed the train selling fruit tobacco etc It was extremely interesting but I didn't like the dirty animals touch
For the first half of the journey we were in sight of the canal. The country was desert with an occasional
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