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Diary (2014.23.01)

The Army Museum
Small brown pocket "The Soldiers Own Diary"; Inside has a number of pages of relevant information and then diary fill-in pages that include blue colour printed illustrations and small bits of information throughout; Filled in beginning January 1, 1917 until October 21, 1917

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