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SCOTTISH! SCOTTISH!

THT DF.UWUM OF A BATON FT I'll A KG K. Thus ;i wounded lance-corporal uf tho Loudon Scottish, tm the delirium of 'a charm 1 "with the. knife." After advancing through a lw?et held in a hail of shrap"Then tiv fun bewail. The Havarans wore in front of us. They call th-on ihe crack cc p.-.ol' the Kaiser. They tixed bayonets a.- if ready to eharco: that was enr.iiLth foi- u>. Automatically i fiooc! whether we hud orders or not -r.r.y boys clicked 1 lie k'lives on. The ! Germans ( nue at lis; we couid fw> t.ti.e elitUr of their blades in the moonlight. "'Steady, men,' i heard on :-ei ceaut speak. Dae volley we tired dead into the thick ot them, and almo.-e, immediately after we were up and sergin;* upon them in fierce hand-to-hand eni miiiicy. "That was a. moment, woitli livi'mr. 1 =€0)110(1 dolirions. V<, i denied wiidiy in-toxieated--tho f.oil of elation yen not.wiirn yon charge thiouah and seme on a- tout bill field after ludloekine your way lliroiin;h tho other pack. 'Scottish! Scottish" 'J'de yell eclioed again. Madly, blindly, unthinkingly, wo dashrd upon tl;em in Jiereo haiid-to-hand encounter . "Ah: the exhilaration! My blood leapt within mo! 1 was an flnhnal. Myou(>idca was to fit thon. It's ainm-t si.'keuiin_' :■> think of now; but it's di(t'eren! v.-lnn, there'? a man in front of you vhh a bayonet an<l you know it's I'-ther In' <»•• v»u. Ton iieeoni" a-olevil : von -r-hrirk. v .mi vol! Kill iiiin <n bo killed! Oh ' in a, cliaive it is V.u: beyond life."

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SCOTTISH! SCOTTISH!, Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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SCOTTISH! SCOTTISH! Evening Star, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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