THE WESTERN FRONTIER
GERMAN OFFENSIVE FAILS
Paris, July 7 A communique states that after a night long bombardment north of Arras we repulsed two feeble German attacks at Souchey, Our Gre stopped fresh attacks in the evening at Son"vaux.
The Germans, after a most vigorous bombardment south east of St Mihiel, took the offensive on a wide front, but only at one point penetrated our first lino of trenches for seven hundred metres, where the; were repulsed with heavy losses.
At Bois Lβ Pretre we checked an attack which was preceded by a de luge of burning liquid .
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THE WESTERN FRONTIER, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3473, 9 July 1915