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WW1 German Sandbag Piece with note from Canadian Soldier

Article about: I found this in the pocket of the WW1 Canadian 2CMR Tunic I posted last week. A small bit of cloth in an envelope with writing on it, I can make most of it out..but some words are faded and

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    It's quite possible that it is a field-made example from a British sack. I'm not even sure which European museum it is in, as a friend took the photo.


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    Very neat- a message from the past LOL

    It just reads:

    "...unravel one of these
    shards and you will see that
    it is made of paper.

    'Hurrah for Ireland'

    Poor old Fritz

    They kindly erected the dug
    out we were sxxxing in
    when I got the kit bag."
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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