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ejwalshe

Third Battle of the Aisne, 28 May 1918

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ejwalshe

The Third Battle of the Aisne, burning buildings in Romain, set on fire by German shells, 28 May 1918.  A British regimental band coming back through Cragny.  Ruins of the church and main street of Sourdon.  Soldier of the East Lancashire Regiment and his pet dog manning a ditch at Guyencourt.  Ruined junction of Rue Damour and Rue Sadi-Carnot in Ailly-sur-Noye.  Attack and taking of Cantigny by 28th Infantry Regiment, American 1st Division, supported by the French 5th Tank Battalion (Saint-Chamond tanks), 28 May 1918.
 

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DavidOwen

Thanks for posting. 

:poppy:

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Robert Dunlop

NB: minor point - the tanks that supported the American attack on Cantigny were Schneiders, not St Chamonds.

 

Robert

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