FRUITLESS GERMAN ENDEAVOURS
German efforts to advance at Artols and in Champagne has definitely come to nothing. Assaults, whioh had long been prepared, were carried out at points, forming salients of tbe German lines. Each assault was preceded by a formidable mine, whioh, is estimated, took three monthe to prepare. The only result was that the Germane ocoupied a fuw craters and secured a footing in some of the French salients. ■It Is certain 'that the Germans have lost half their effectiveness when engaged in attacks UB OF TRENCH MORTARB. A correspondent with British headquarters atatee that recent attacks ebow increased German n»n of trench mortar for throwing eixty pound shells. Production of mortars had mul'iplied of late Rnoently the pnemy fired no ferret than five thousand shells on British position at Hooze FALL OF EZEROUM. PRTROGRAD, February 16 Be?en more fdris at Ezeroum have been captured
LONDON. February 17 The Russians have taken Ezeroum
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WESTERN FRONT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3523, 18 February 1916
WESTERN FRONT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3523, 18 February 1916
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