GERMAN REGIMENT ANNIHI
London, February 3,
On February Ist an artillery battle of considerable violence occurred on ■ the Bolinoff Road on the left bank of the Vistula. A German attack in the I rpgion north of Bolinoff was repulsed with heavy losses to the enemy. We reoccupied tbe advanced trenches we lost on January 31st in a fight near a farm south of the village of Goumene. After a determined battle south of Piiitza, ori the Donnactz, the enemy unsuccessfully attempted to advance after a day and night of severe fight ing in tbe Carpathians. The fighting [ continued on January 81st and Feb ruary Ist. We captured, after ad vanced fighting over an extended front in the Dukla Pass, region of Jahlishtesolaboez, six guns, two howitzers and quickfirers. Many prisoners were also captured in the same region. The offensive at Csotyko, south east of Usok Pass, was repelled with enormous loss.
German advices from the Car pathians confirm that on February Ist a battalion of tbe 221 th Regiment was annihilated south east of Besked Pass. The remainder, including tbe battalion and company commanders, were made prisoners.
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RUSSIAN VICTORY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3475, 5 February 1915
RUSSIAN VICTORY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3475, 5 February 1915
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