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us in the handling of arms. Screw by screw he uncovers the mysteries of the short Lee-Enfield, Mark Three. Lunge by lunge he divulges the secrets of the bayonet, from High Port to Butt-Stroke and Kill. We pass our second, fourth, and sixth week inspections: The Company Commander says that we are doing tolerably well. Sergeant Nelson informs us that, in a long and varied life spent mostly among half-wits and the offscourings of the lunatic asylums of the earth, he has seen worse squads than us : which pleases us more than anything else. Like all Guards recruits, we have been working at concert pitch.
We have lived in a state of tense activity. We have become accustomed to the food. We grumble, as
, always. Once, when they gave us biscuits instead of bread for tea, and the officer came round to ask if there were any complaints, we all made barking noises; and the officer laughed, and we laughed to see him laugh, and even the Company QuartermasterSergeant bared a terrible tooth in a bit of a smile. We have been lectured on gas, on regimental tradition, military law pertaining to the crimes of desertion, drunkenness, and neglect of duty. The Padre has had a few words with us. The Medical Officer has told us what every young Guardsman ought to know. The Staff' Sergeant has been at us. The days in the beginning seem inexpressibly remote. We speak of recruits four weeks squadded, as Rookies. Eight haircuts have come and gone since the day we put off civilian clothes and looked at each other in brand-new khaki. Tactics are not altogether a sealed book to us. Our shoulders have experienced the pleasant kick of our rifles loaded

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