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Men of the 16th Canadian Machine Gun Company holding the line in a

Men of the 16th Canadian Machine Gun Company holding the line in a

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The Battle of Passchendaele: A Sea of Mud The gains made during September encouraged the

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Personnel of the Canadian Machine Gun Corps holding the line in shell holes during the Battle of Passchendaele. The machine-gunner

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Personnel of the 16th Canadian Machine Gun Company holding the line in shell holes during the

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Second stage[edit]

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A Canadian Machine Gun Company (this is actually the 16th, who fought alongside Lionel's 9th Company) holding defensive positions at Passchendaele in 1917.

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Submachine guns[edit]

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