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So David that was an incredible trip, and thanks to you and Mike it went off far better than I thought it would. Also the visits to the Menin Gate, the Passchendaele Museum, Tyne Cot and Ypres will stay in my memory for my remaining years. We enjoyed the company of Robert & Faye Morgan and we were interested to learn of their family connections with the Somme. It is possible that the volunteers will be forced to do the same, although Mr Colthurst said that health and safety regulations prevented the BBC from giving volunteers dysentery. Chris went to great lengths to research the battles and to show us where our relatives and countrymen fought and died. Jonathan Nicholls, who has interviewed all surviving First World War veterans for his book, Cheerful Sacrifice, The Battle of Arras, doubted if any programme – no matter how meticulously researched – could truly evoke the trenches. I am delinquent in emailing you to tell you how much we enjoyed the tour of the Normandy battlefields which we did with Chris earlier this month. The volunteers will also be issued with gas masks modelled on the notoriously ineffective ones used by contemporary soldiers. The volunteers will dine on biscuits so hard that they will have to be sucked or cooked in porridge rather than chewed. I wanted to drop you a line to say how impressed we were with Bill on our battlefield tour last week. I find it difficult to express how greatly I was impressed with your organisation of our highly personalised trip to the battlefields. The choice of splendid hotels with fine meals and comfortable beds enhanced the holiday, not to mention the three "Sheilas" whose company made the trip even more enjoyable. It surpassed our expectations in so many instances, especially the way it was planned to include the connections of the party. Well his face changed dramatically and he thrust out his hand saying” My house and grounds are yours to walk around, you and your English friends are welcome. In the First World War, soldiers were court-martialled for taking them off, despite complaining that they gave them headaches and sore necks. The smell of rotting corpses will be recreated synthetically and all drinking water will be laced with petrol, just as it was in the First World War, when soldiers often set their cups of water alight. We now have a greater appreciation of the trench warfare and the resultant sacrifice of millions of young lives The research carried out on our behalf was greatly appreciated, as were the flowers provided by Bartletts for the memorial at Villers Bretonneux. We can push the reality quite a long way.” Instead of chlorine gas, tear gas will be used because it causes no lasting damage. Mike’s knowledge of events enabled him to really bring the feeling of stepping back in time and almost making it possible to reach out. I was going to ask him for his name and address but found myself unable to speak so muttered something and turned back to the van. This belt is not the field type with fitting to attach cross braces, so I am assuming it was an officer item for Garrison. We arrived, aided by War Dairy sketches to the place described, when we pulled into the grounds of this Chateau there was a Belgian gardening, I walked towards him and his face was kind of ‘what are you selling’, I introduced myself and told him what I was about and the fact that my Grt Uncle had died here in the grounds of his house. From myself, and on behalf of Geoff, who I know enjoyed it as much as I did, I thank you for a most interesting, informative, enjoyable, and memorable holiday. Mr Colthurst said that the corporation would have to work within modern health and safety guidelines, which could mean that some of their ambitions for the project have to be modified. life in the western front western front trenches conditions of the trenches used trench coat marinas trench from the trenches diseases in wwi marina trench in the trenches the mariana trench deepest trench rats and lice in the trenches describe life in the trenches lice in trenches trench meaning the trenches food in the trenches life in the trenches quotes army trenches how deep is marianas trench where is the mariana trench what motivated british soldiers to continue fighting in the trenches trench coat styling trench coart trench games mariannas trench trench coat shop wwi trench conditions marianas trench by now ww2 life in the trenches

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