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had flown & so they just finished things by burning the structures that were there down
Well after that we were not molested again until passing through the Canal where we had a few pot shots sent at us by some Turks who were knocking about there skirmishing. Well there was no damage done only a few chips & Holes knocked off the Boats.
We reached Port Said the next morning & I can tell you that all the nations of the world are represented in that place & it is also very dirty & I was not taken very much with the place, The same night we left under orders for Alexandria which we reached the next day at 10-30 am & was greatly taken with the beauty of the place it has a great sea wall & a very pretty little Harbour. The day after we arrive there we ie A & B Companies were sent as an advance guard to Mena about ten miles out of Cairo & situated right under the great pyramids Cheop & Rameses

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