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Typed letters belonging to A.M. Grenfell giving explanatory notes about the advance guard, rear guard, reconnaissance, musketry, horse grooming.

Extracts include:

Reconnaissance notes that ‘information regarding the enemy’s dispositions and the features of the country is absolutely essential for success in war.’

Rear Guard notes that ‘the conduct of a rear guard depends for its success almost entirely on the character, determination, skill, and energy displayed by its commander.’

Remembering the First World War: Front Line

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