The Great War, I was there - Part 20

FIFTY PRISON ERS—ONE BRITISH SOLDIER Imperial War Museum During the fighting round Ginchy in the battle of Flers-Courcelette, a number ot prisoners were taken in snell-holes and dug-outs, and above along “crocodile ”of Germans who will see moreno fighting is being brought back from the front line. Although operation orders made provision for an escort of 10 percent, of the total number of prisoners, often only a couple of men would be available, but there was little likelihood of a prisoner wishing to escape. In this case some fifty Germans are meekly following a British private.
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