WAR IN EUROPE.
BRITISH AIR RAID
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London, July 7 Berlin reports that there has bien a ere'at British air raid upon a Ger man port, supposedly Wilhelmsbaven No derails have been received Whilf 'be Gβ)man statement reassures the German people that the attack wa>unsuccessful, and while there havf been do reports of heavy damage donf it is realised that the amount of infor mation gathered by reconnoitring over He igoisnd and the Kiel Canal v ill be most valuable to the Admiralty. Borne authorities assert that this raid is the most significant aeria! success of the war. The party accomplished its pur pose, and got away apparently with* out loss. It is quite probable that they dropped bombs and did considerable damage, which the Germans will not admit.
German airehips lighted the ad , vancing British naval foices off Ter schelling at dawn It comprised sev eral hydro aeroplanes, and was accom panied by cruisers and destroyers
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3473, 9 July 1915