By C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest
The main entire publication written at the aces of the British Empire combating scouts devices in the course of global battle I, covers British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, South African and American pilots who have been concerned, has over 800 biographies of person scouts with their complete heritage, there's additionally an inventory of aces among gunners, bomber and Corps pilots.
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There was certainly no love lost between Marie and Charlotte, who was not only Marie’s sister-in-law but also the wife of Marie’s cousin, Joseph Bardy. True, Charlotte had her own land to worry about, but Marie believed that she HOW SAD THE COUNTRYSIDE IS 51 could be doing more to help the parents who had taken her in and given her a real home. In these hard times, cooperation was surely the order of the day. When Paul inquired in early June whether Charlotte was volunteering to work on his parents’ land, Marie responded caustically: “She says that she doesn’t give any more effort to the others than at Moulin and that at least she isn’t working for the others.
If one poor person suffers a misfortune then the others laugh behind her back, so let’s not talk about it any more because it’s shameful we were harvesting the same day as my sister she had 22 men and 10 women [to help her] you can see that she found a lot of people the next day I went to Coutancie to help Nadal’s wife, she was harvesting with 9 men and 21 women ask yourself how that happens. As for us, we had 19 men and 9 women. ”35 Men were in short supply, but so were animals. Many had been requisitioned, and pregnant and lactating cows were unﬁtted for the heavy work of plowing and powering the village threshing machine.
My father says that he wants to keep this calf because she is going to be fatter than the other one . . ” When inadequate fodder crops reduced the cows’ milk supply and cows set to heavy labor in the ﬁelds could not produce enough milk to support a calf, it seemed foolish to keep both calves. Marie happily reported that she had been able to sell one of them for 80 centimes per livre—a signiﬁcant improvement on the prewar price of only 50 centimes—which put 172 francs in her purse. Harvest news was not so encouraging, however: whereas Lescure would ordinarily have harvested forty quintals of wheat, the farm realized only twenty-eight in 1915.