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To get information before the Somme offensive, the new idea of making daylight raids on the German trenches was adopted.
We passed some of the trenches which our boys had taken that morning.
OVER THE TOP WITH THE 25THR. LEWIS
I knew that if they took the trench I was in it would be a bad job for our trenches behind.
THE IRISH AT THE FRONTMICHAEL MACDONAGH
The trenches in diplomatic warfare must be manned by regular trenchermen.
Not a shot was fired by the Canadians, and they quietly crept back, gaining their trenches with comparatively little loss.
WAR'S BRIGHTER SIDEJULIAN RALPH.
If digging is permitted, the trenches will now be constructed, and care will be taken that they are actually finished.
MANUAL OF MILITARY TRAININGJAMES A. MOSS
We were then about six hundred yards from and in plain view of the block-house and Spanish trenches.
Spendius, bounding from terrace to terrace, and leaping over the hedges and trenches, had escaped from the gardens.
She was in the trenches the day of the Armisticetalked with Germans; not prisoners, you understandbut the retreating Germans.
OUT OF THE AIRINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
On the 8th September 1915 we went into a new sector of trenches on either side of what was called Border Barricade.
WITH MANCHESTERS IN THE EASTGERALD B. HURST