Lance Corporal Christopher Doran

Lance Corporal Christopher Doran

2nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Wounded St Julien, Loos, April 1915

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“We were very surprised to seem them walking. We had never seen that before. The officers went in front. I noticed one of them walking calmly, carrying a walking stick. When we started firing we just had to load and reload. They went down in their hundreds. You didn’t have to aim. We just fired into them.”

 German soldier in his diary, after the Battle of Loos, September 1915

Loos September 1915 Photo from http://40.media.tumblr.com
Loos September 1915
Photo from http://40.media.tumblr.com

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