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BATTLE OF BUKOLARJEVO.

FINAL ASSAULT IN SNOWSTORM. GERMANS WITHOUT WINTER CLOTHING. PETROGItAD, November 2. Details of the Bukolarjevo fighting show that the Russians were entrenched in high ground on the western tide of a narrow lake. The Germans concentrated their reserves, with siege ;una from Konigsberg, believing that the Russians were weakened owing to reinforcing the Warsaw line. The artillery fire continued for live days, but the German aeroplanes were uuable'to locate the Russians to a mist. The final assault was made on Saturday, after a snowstorm. The Germans sacrificed line aitcr line under the murderous (ire of machine guns. In one spot a barricade of dead impeded the Russian fire. In a corner west of Bukolarjevo 4.COG German dead were counted. Despite the shell tire the Germans entrenched on the. west side of the lake, and the Siberian.! on Saturday afternoon were ordered to di.-.!od_'o them.- This they succeeded in after three bayonet charges. Many iiermaua were paralysed by the cold. Many prisoners were taken, including elderly Landsturmers and boys of 18. They had no winter clothing. The Russian-; are wearing sheepskins. It is estimated that 20,000 Germans have lieen killed at Rayuu and Bukolaijevn since tha 25th. The total casualties are unknown.

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BATTLE OF BUKOLARJEVO., Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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BATTLE OF BUKOLARJEVO. Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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