The Australians have made an attempt not morely to raid, but to take and hold the German trenches in front of them. It was probably thought that in their raids they had learned all about the German line, but they are in front of a cunning enemy, who, expecting a real attack, doubtless, set traps for them. The troops on the left of the two-mile line, and in the centre, succeeded, but the right ran into a storm of machine-gun shots, fired from a ...Article : 532 words
To-day's Russian communique states: The artillery battle continues on the Rivor Dwina. The Russians have dislodged the enemy from the ...Article : 171 words
The War Office has issued the following report:— A Turkish force has advanced westward of El Arish to a point five miles ...Article : 126 words
A message received in New York from Portland, in Maine, states that three Americans were on board the British steamer Yser, which has been ...Article : 45 words
The latest accounts show that the French attacks made on Thursday were extraordinarily successful. Picked troops were chosen for an attack on ...Article : 83 words
The German submarine U25. which was captured from the enemy, and will be exhibited at the Temple Pier, on the Thames, was only a small ...Article : 78 words
To-day's German communique says: —The enemy made a strong attack on Thursday with over 200,000 men on both banks of the Somme, but it failed. ...Article : 165 words
The Russian communique issued to-day says:— We have captured the town of Gumushkhana, between Trebizond and ...Article : 85 words
At last Monday's, conference between the German party leaders and Dr. Von Bethmann Hollweg, the Imperial Chancellor, the former demanded ...Article : 112 words
The Petrograd correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" states that there is excitement at Riga as the result of the Russian offensive against General Von ...Article : 177 words
The War Office reports that the long-expected winds are blowing in Mesopotamia, and have caused a considerable fall in the temperature. ...Article : 51 words
Cracow (Poland) newspapers state that a French aviator has landed at Ravencza, having flown from Nancy, a distance of 1,250 miles. He, descended ...Article : 61 words
A representative of the Paris "Matin" has had an interview with. General Sir Douglas Haig, who stated —"The supreme decision of the war is ...Article : 57 words
Yesterday evening, after bombardment, an Australian force attacked the German trenches south of Armentieres. The Australians on the left seized the ...Article : 559 words
There has been severe fighting at Medina, in Western Arabia. The garrison attempted a sortie, but was driven back, with 2,500 casualties. The ...Article : 52 words
German war correspondents on the Western front admit that there is strong pressure upon the whole of the Western front, and that the Allies are ...Article : 61 words
An imposing demonstration was held in London to-day to celebrate the anniversary of the independence of Belgium, which occurred on July 21, 1830, ...Article : 290 words
General Sir Douglas Haig, in his report issued this morning states:— The battle from Le[?]pzig redoubt (south of Th[?]epval) to Delville Wood ...Article : 389 words
Ten thousand Canadian soldiers are ready to proceed to Europe to reinforce their comrades. ...Article : 21 words
The village of Verben, where the Russians have achieved their latest victory, is on the right bank of the river Styr, west of Demidovka. The ...Article : 92 words
Dr. Dillon, writing in the "Daily Telegraph," states that after a comprehensive survey of all the present elements in the present phase of the struggle, ...Article : 88 words
This morning's official communique states:— Late on Thursday the enemy counter-attacked south of Soy[?]court. ...Article : 300 words
The Kaiser, addressing the Prussian Guards in April on their transfer from the Eastern front to the Champagne sector, in France, said:—"The foe here ...Article : 97 words
The Rotterdam correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" says, that within three weeks 340,000 Germans have been sent to the Western front, of whom ...Article : 97 words
The Central News Rome correspondent states that a furious attack by the Russians upon General Von Hindenburg has been in progress for several days, ...Article : 59 words
There is much speculation as to the selection of an Australasian representive on the Dardanelles inquiry. It is expected that the personnel of the ...Article : 149 words
A soldier's letter states that a Prussian officer and a number of Germans recently approached the British holding up their hands, but the officer threw his ...Article : 59 words
The "Lokal Anzeiger" (Berlin) says: —The situation should fill Germany with the greatest confidence, as the pressure on Verdun has lured the ...Article : 79 words
The Austrian communique issued today states:— The Russian advances at Capuli Hill, in Bukowina, have been repulsed. ...Article : 191 words
A senior officer wounded at Bazentin says:—The British had a good many casualties. It was not the number, but the fact that they were so few, that ...Article : 84 words
To-day's Italian communieque states: We have made some attacks over very rough ground between the rivers Brenta and Piave, in the ...Article : 94 words
American officials state that the Australian wool embargo will not injure American manufactures unless it is extended to September, when the ...Article : 59 words
Mr. Philip Gibbs, the war correspondent, describing the defence of Longueval and Delville Wood on Thursday, says:— ...Article : 841 words
The "Daily Telegraph" states that Mr. Asquith next week will ask for a credit of £450,000,000. The Radicals intend to move with a view to reviving ...Article : 86 words
Mr. Winston Churchill, speaking at the Empire Theatre to-day, paid a tribute to the horoic sacrifices made by the Russians. He said that Britain was ...Article : 80 words
General Smuts, commanding the British operating against the Germans in East Africa reports as follows under Friday's date:— ...Article : 182 words
Mr. Macmaster, the Unionist member for Chertsey, will ask Mr. Asquith in the House of Commons next week why the Dominions are not represented ...Article : 182 words
The positions cantured by the French on the Vermand-Villers line are of great strength. The French Colonial battalions attacked at some points so ...Article : 190 words
General Haig's reports show that the British new positions seriously threaten the German third line. Faureaux Wood, the highest ground in the ...Article : 61 words
An American correspondent in Berlin states that the Austrian Government has requisitioned the famous chimes of the Salzburg Cathedral, and is melting ...Article : 53 words
The Amsterdam correspondent of the Central News says the German war correspondents were puzzled at the British attacks at Fromelles, south of ...Article : 86 words
The battle in which the Australians took part on Wednesday was fought on a two-mile front at Fromelles, between Bois Grevier and Aub[?]rs. Their left ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 46 words
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