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MORE VICTORIES.

Petrogead, October 7. When the Russians emerged from the western exits of the Augustwo forest, they found the enemy's main force of artillery concentrated further west, holding position whence they opened a deadly fire across level ground from three sides of a square. Russian troops were ordered to occupy the nearest height dominating tbe whole countryside. The first guns ascended under a murderous shrapnel fire, but tbey reached the plateau, and within a few minutes the Russian artillery decimated the Germans and disabled their guns. The enemy was soon retiring, and the retreat was transformed into a rout, Russian i horsemen hewing paths through the

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MORE VICTORIES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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MORE VICTORIES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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