THE OFFICIAL FRENCH REPORT
Paris, March 5
An official review of the recent fighting says : —"The battle for Verdun was continued on Saturday wit undiminished intensity, but the da? closed without ohange in tbe situation I'he enemy's greatest efforts were igain directed against against the village of Douaumont. Both sidewere fighting desperately, but neither is able to occupy it definitely. The German attacks were most furious
very devilish expedient was used in an endeavour to break the Frenc > resistance, but nothing could overcom the stubborn endurance of tbe French troops The number of French wounded was small, but the enemy.: losses were very great."
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THE OFFICIAL FRENCH REPORT, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916
THE OFFICIAL FRENCH REPORT Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916
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