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THE AFRICAN CAMPAIGN.

UNION VICTORIES,

LONDON, March 24

lleuter's correspondent's telsgram from East Swakopmund states that Saturday's operations aove ed a wide area, and was the most important and m st successful yet carried out. Ihe Union forces are still progress ing.

Almert's commando surrounded tbe enemy in a strong position at Barendamine, and chnrged the enemy's guns. Wolmaren's artillery annihilated the gum ners of another gun, and wrought terrible rm-oo amonp; men and mules, The German

Bommander'a head was blown off, and the enemy hoisted the white flag. Twenty men were killed, 21 wounded, and 210 taken prisoners. Much ammunition was also captured. Colonel Collins' commando also captured iv complete train of supplies elsewhere, CANADIAN LOSSES, The Pr'm? Minister has received the fol' lowing from the High Commissioner :— LONDON, March 25. Canadian officers killed, three; wounded, four. Naval casualties: killed, six; wounded, six; mi -ing (f.a'ed k lied), four. Paris reports that north of Arras two Ger man attacks at Notre Dame and Lovette were completely defeated In the Cham' pagne district an attack on a small fort at Beaasejour was also ohecked.

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THE AFRICAN CAMPAIGN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3409, 26 March 1915

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THE AFRICAN CAMPAIGN. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3409, 26 March 1915

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