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RJP: 62 Div: Training Latest edit 8 Apr 2010


7. Battle Training for Cambrai (1917): Map 1.

On 12.10.17 the division went into the training areas around Haplincourt and Barastre nearby, for infantry training. Then on 30.10.17 they moved to Fosseux where they were in 3rd Army Reserve but came under XVII Corps for Admin and IV Corps for training. From 2 to 12.11.17 the units of 62 Div received special training in attack with tanks at Wailly and co-operation with aircraft at Berneville. The division was now transferred to IV Corps in 3rd Army.


Infantry traning for operations with tanks.

Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Units awaiting the arrival of the tank behind which they are to form up.

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