Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

INLAND ENGAGEMENTS IN FRANCE.

WELLINGTON, October 26. The High Commissioner cables:— Latest Paris reports indicate that there is continuous violent fighting fiom tho Boast to the south of Arras. All attack., have been repulsed. NARROW SHAVE FOR THE CROWiN PRINCE. PARIS, October 25. It is stated that the Crown Prince narrowly escaped a French airman's bomh at Rewgny. Fifteen persons were killed and 22 wounded within 15vds of the Prince.

' GERMANS UNABLE TO REACH VERDUN.

(London 'Times' and Sydney 'Sun* Sendees.) LONDON, October 25. A correspondent, describing the position at Verdun in a German paper, reported that the investment of the fortress had begun, when, as a matter of fact, the guns at the forts were never once fired. Tho garrison, acting as a field foice, has had several encounters with the army at Metz, but that is all. There is no prospect of the fall of Vovdunt while the army in the field can prevent the Germans from getting within range of the forts, which the latter are apparently unable to do. The whole history of the war has proved the utter uselessness of forts under present conditions. The day of the fixed fort has

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD19141027.2.12.3

Bibliographic details

INLAND ENGAGEMENTS IN FRANCE., Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

Word Count
196

INLAND ENGAGEMENTS IN FRANCE. Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working