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  April 9, 1917
 3rd Division

The 3rd Division is to attack on a front of 1.2 kilometres opposite La Folie Wood. Its objective is to reach the eastern slope of Vimy Ridge. The terrain here, unlike to the south, is rife with shell holes, mine craters, and old and new trenches. In the face of these obstacles, they manage to capture La Folie Farm, push through La Folie Wood and capture positions south of Hill 145. German resistance is stiff for the 3rd Division and, sniping a particular German strength, results in many deaths.
 
 
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    April 10, 1917
We took all of our objectives yesterday pushing off at 5:30 a.m. in a rainstorm. The 4th Division on our left, not yet in line with us, having failed in two attempts to gain their objective. We have our flank in the air and are suffering from enfilade fire in newly dug trenches...10 officer casualties, including 3 killed.

   
   
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