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A TERRIBLE SCENE OF SLAUGHTER

Huge Explosion on Western Front. Tunnelers Digging for Months; Explosion Heard in London. Special to The Great War Project. (4 June) In northern France a century ago, British soldiers are digging a tunnel. Actually they are digging many tunnels, a whole complex of tunnels and mines. “In an epic doggedness,” writes historian Norman Stone, “miners…