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FRENCH ARTILLERY ACTIVE.

GERMAN OFFENSIVE BROKEN London, 6th June.

On Saturday and Sunday the Germans violently tried to retake positions lost during last few days. Ablain and Neuville, and particularly Bonchez sugar refinery, were subjected to an almost continuous bombardment. The French artillery replied energetically. Five German counter attacks were delivered on tbe elopes east of La Chapelle de Lorette Counter atctacks were incessant in wood east of Aix ou Molette-Souchez road The German offensive was completely broken, the French maintaining all positions and infliotiDg heavy loss on enemy: Between Aix Cantette Souchez road and Ablain Soucbez road the French took several German trenches and 30 prisoners.

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FRENCH ARTILLERY ACTIVE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915

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FRENCH ARTILLERY ACTIVE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915

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