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17 Gallipoli Part 2. WW1 Memoirs of Sgt Fred Reynard

September 16, 201745 min
17 Gallipoli Part 2 WW1 Memoirs of Sgt Fred Reynard  Great, unpublished history!   The second instalment of the brutal, firsthand account of the savage WW1 battle of Gallipoli, written by Sergeant Fred Reynard of the Isle of Wight Rifles.   There’s more vicious fighting, as the troops continue their struggle to cross the peninsula to get to the waters of the Dardanelles. There’s more trouble with snipers We learn about a game of cat and mouse in no-man’s land And for a brief lull in the fighting, Fred describes a summer truce – but it’s not to play football on the beach! Finally, we hear three lessons which were brought home to Fred by the battle   Full show notes including transcript, maps and photos at www.FightingThroughPodcast.co.uk Link to feedback/reviews  

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