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Document A Document B Document C Who wrote it? When? What type of source? Percival Phillips July 3,1916 British newspaper article George Coppard, a British soldier Published in 1969 In a book called “With a machine gun to Cambrai” Otto Lais, German soldier Publish date unknown, memoi What is the author’s tone? (include 1-2 examples) Optimistic He said that the British and the French are strong attack. He also said that the sun is shining, it shows that something good was going to happen. Our pass, the sharpshooter has surveyed the terrible spectacle. This indicates a negative tone. More people die on the wire enemies like fish caught in the net. Artillery rockets fired our bravely - showed a positive tone. The machine guns have earned their money. Did the author witness the events described? No. He received the message from a member of the British army at ten o’clock. He personally witnessed the event because the first sentence says “we the gunners.” He personally witnessed the event because he says, “all

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