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May 8, 2005 - Le Hamel and home

We got to Hamel on the morning of our last day of our roadie, it was cold and over cast and pretty freaky again to be standing on the ground, wondering through the very trenches and reading about this significant battle. This battle was the forerunner of future use of the tactics by the aussies which was refined and used again when they smashed through the Hindenberg Line in Aug 1918. Many say this battle was the place that the fore-runner of modern war tactics was first executed. General Monash believed that : "...the role of the infantry...

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