Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks
Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.
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The Germans are no doubt retreating now, but of course it is no great defeat. No doubt they are determined to upset all our well-laid plans & disorganize the railways etc so that our offensive will have to be quite different to what we thought but it is good news. Russia is terribly serious. I quite hope & believe that what the papers wish to convince us of viz that the war will be prosecuted with greater vigour is true but
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1917.