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Looking Back - In the Trenches

By The History Hermit
Updated April 19 2022 - 4:07am, first published April 18 2022 - 9:00pm
TRENCH: Trenches were, on average, 3 foot 6 inches at the top, tapering to 2 feet at the bottom, and 4 feet deep.
Looking Back - In the Trenches

By early 1942, as night closed in on Beaudesert and surrounding districts, residents reluctantly became acclimatised to living by little more than the light of celestial bodies. Ensuring any errant raiders were largely flying blind was, at least, a way to aid the war effort from the home front.