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In front of us was not a line but a fortress position, twenty miles deep, entrenched and fortified, defended by masses of machine-gun posts and thousands of guns in a wide arc. No chance for cavalry!  - Philip Gibbs
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Born: May 1, 1877

Died: March 10, 1962 (aged 84)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Journalist, novelist

Bio: Sir Philip Gibbs was an English journalist and novelist who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Two of his siblings were also writers, A. Hamilton Gibbs and Cosmo Hamilton, as was his son Anthony Gibbs.

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