Black Diggers

Black Diggers


Tom Wright

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In Western Belgium, the site of a major offensive by the British during World War One. Archie fights there and kills a German soldier.
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Messines Term Timeline in Black Diggers

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Act One
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In Messines in 1917, Archie fights a German soldier with bayonets. Archie gets stabbed, but then manages... (full context)