23 DIVISION 70 Infantry Brigade York and Lancaster Regiment by WO95/2188/1

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No smooth enhancing, evaluations or poorly judged reviews, simply the nice struggle day-to-day, written by way of the boys who fought this ‘War to finish all Wars’. complete color facsimile of every and each web page. So – what precisely is a struggle Diary and why may still i need to learn one? 
Put easily, a warfare Diary documents what the actual unit was once doing every day. It features a wealth of knowledge that catalogues its a number of actions, if it is sour and expensive battling, or extra mundane initiatives comparable to education. it's ordinarily the single list to point what infantrymen most likely did through the conflict. Make no mistake – there by no means was once a close list saved of what each one soldier or officer did at any given time. That kind of minutia list protecting doesn't exist even at the present time. What have been saved have been the diaries of the unit the fellow belonged to. you could learn precisely what a unit did and, from that, infer what activities the lads assigned to that unit did. The battle Diaries are one of the most well-liked files to be sought on the nationwide documents. Chronological index to every quantity. mystery and exclusive intelligence. Operational orders. Battalion and corporate orders. Timing of assaults and assault ambitions. self-discipline. Meteorological climate experiences. Trench raids and evening assaults. gear diagrams and line 
drawings. position names and map co-ordinates. Battalion and corporate activities. officials’ events. Localised trench maps and plans. Casualty figures of the lacking and wounded. Hand written-up and signed on a daily basis via the appointed officer, really on the sharp finish together with his males within the trenches. Uniquely wealthy and whole of army and historic information.

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