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Hi Bill (the Canadian)

Bedding in, Charge 2, 2000, Zero lines, 2 Rounds Mortar, Fire.....memories of young Kenneth.....he was quite a character.

I had all but forgotten about the Ammo Depot Guard and the dogs. The Ordnance Depots at TEK, Port Said and Genefa were enormous with enough equipment in each for an Army. I remember they employed some 9000 locals just to look after the vehicles. On the guards we had 30 men for every 20 miles of perimeter but the locals constantly broke in in gangs and would stay inside for days sorting out their loot. The Lincolns had the record they caught a gang coming through the wire and shot 20 and captured 8.
We really did have a big army back then.

Hope you are not snow bound?
Maurice


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