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With wireless radios almost non-existent, Company commanders communicated with Battalion headquarters using pre-printed message cards carried by runners. It would take several days for telephone lines to reach the newly-established front line and even then they were often cut by German artillery.
Library and Archives Canada
RG 9 III-C-3, vol. 4142, folder 5, file 1
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