This week’s war: 111

What gorgeous news from the Western front. In case you hadn’t seen I sent you this morning the [Liverpool] D[aily] Post with Philip Gibbs’ Chronicle despatch, which is full of delightful fun about the ‘Tanks’. […] I like to think of the Tommies laughing.

18th September 1916. Letter from John Sampson, University Librarian, to his wife, Margaret Sampson [Sampson Archive SP8/1/2/11/68]. This week’s war: 111.