Dorothea Crewdson in Wimereux - early July, 1917
from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 3 July 1917, page 220:
Much commotion a morning or two ago when a large batch of German prisoners marched down the road with a band and their guard, and a little baggage train behind. Looked quite hale and hearty and very cheerful mostly. They were all going out to a prisoners’ camp beyond Ambleteuse somewhere. They probably had been prisoners for a little while. Looked so well equipped and nearly all had extra luggage, boxes and bundles and parcels. A funny German brass band was playing them along in great style and quite added to the impressiveness of this march past. Wish the poor English troops had bands to … more >>
Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 3 July 1917. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 220. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399477281328 accessed: 21 March, 2023
|Date/Time||early July, 1917|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, outdoors|
Dorothea was working at No. 32 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux.
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 07 May 2014 16:41:21 +0100