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ATTACK ON VAGA FAILS.

■; 't LONDON, May 5: . ■ General Ironside reports that the Uolslievik bombardment on the Vaga iront lasted for several hours. The dugouts withstood the shelling and protected the infantry well. The enemy assembled under cover of the woods, and were speedily dispersed when they advanced in the open. One party ot Bolsheviki attempted to get round the British #»nk, but the Russian infantry counter-at.tacked and defeated the on<nmy. General Ironside pays a tribute to the Canadian artillery, also to the Russian artillerymen manning the British sixty-pounders, which were a deciding factor in the battle.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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ATTACK ON VAGA FAILS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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