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Ruins of the main street in Veuilly-la-Poterie, June 1918. . Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 83018).

  • French and American troops near Chateau-Thierry capture Veuilly-la-Poterie, Vinly, Bouresches and Hill 204
  • Veterinary officer Keith McClymont expresses relief that his new assignment in England is so much more comfortable that his previous one in France. Soldier’s Letter

This is a pretty country centre, and will be a nice place during the summer weather. The change will be most beneficial to me, as my jaw is scarcely strong enough yet to chew hard biscuits. The food here is exceptionally good considering every-everything. Of course sugar, butter and other things are scarce, but we get a good supply of vegetables.