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IN THE CAMEROONS.

ALLIES' SUCCESS

LONDON,: November 21

Official.—The Anglo-French forces in the Camoroons occupied Tibati, 90 miles ■south-west of Ngaundere on November 3. ' ■•• -' ' .

A British column, advancing inch by inch, on November 6 occupied the summit of Banyo Mountain, to which the Germans retreated when the town .of Banyo was taken. Continuous fightiJng took place at close quarters on a hillside- • covered with huge boulders, the Gerans using dynamite bombs, in a position prepared with a view to holding on until the end of the war. We pressed the attack and during a thunderstorm on tb< night of November 5 the German garrison scattered. The pursuit oontinu/'s. The Nigerians gave a splendid exhibition of endurance and bravery. Our casualties wer* about 50:" Mr Bonar Law has telegraphed hus' appreciation of the men's gallantry and the success of the attack.

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IN THE CAMEROONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXV, Issue 8303, 23 November 1915

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IN THE CAMEROONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXV, Issue 8303, 23 November 1915

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