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drawings. position names and map co-ordinates. Battalion and corporate activities. officials’ pursuits. Localised trench maps and plans. Casualty figures of the lacking and wounded. Hand written-up and signed on a daily basis by means of the appointed officer, truly on the sharp finish along with his males within the trenches. Uniquely wealthy and whole of army and ancient information.

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