Sydney Kinsman - War, war, war

Running time
1 min 11 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


We had lots of fun together with our mates, you know, even though it was wartime and everything was war day after day, night after night. It was just war, war, war, war. But we had our own fun in the group.

We used to get the mail from home and you had to go down behind the front line to bring up your hot meal. If everything was quiet you could go down and bring that back up, bring your ammunition up and all that, so we used to get the mail up and of course we'd pass on the news from home around with the boys, you know, so it was quite good.

But you get used to the sand blowing here and blowing there and you get used to the conditions and after almost nine months, you know, it was just common knowledge and practice and just bare the days in and out, so it was quite good.

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