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BLAZING OIL AND POISONOUS GAS

HUN METHODS OF WARFARE (Ike. April 9, 8.45 p.m.) London, April S.' '"Eye-witness" writes: "We blowup one hundred yards of the enemy's trenches on April 3. The Germans thereupon bombarded our defences round Givenchy, throwing over a thousand shells. "It is reported that the Germans in tho Argonue pumped blading oil, or pitch, into Ihi) French trenches.' Prisoners state that the enemy is preparing a more novo! reception for .us. 'Ihey proposo to asphyxiate us. if we advance:, by wpmhp of « poisonous ;ao _$9»tyiaw >», sUel Ilia em is

of a heavy nature, spreads along the ground, and does not dissipate for some time. "A notice which haß been placarded at Neuve Chapelle reads. 'Von Hindenburg is coming with half a million men.'"

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Dominion, Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2432, 10 April 1915

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BLAZING OIL AND POISONOUS GAS Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2432, 10 April 1915

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