June 27, 1918 – Full diary entry:
“Policed up the city today.
Air raids nearly all day.
Church shelled again.
Issued 5¢ worth of tobacco.”
As mentioned yesterday and earlier, Thann really took a pounding. I couldn’t find any pictures of the church after being damaged, but it is definitely a beautiful sight:
William Triplett, in A Youth in the Argonne, provides a spectacular description of Thann and the ongoing artillery fire:
Where was Robert today? See the timeline.