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mg. BRAVE BELGIAN WOMEN. At He ratal, in Belgium, the women employed at the National Arms Factory tnade a noteworthy defence against the Uhlans. The Belgian men of the town having been drafted into their various regiments, the town was left to be defended against the Germans by the women, who swore that the enemy should never take the factory. They armed th .nselvea with revolvers and other weapons, and repulsed several charges of the Uhlans. When their ammunition was exhausted they barricaded themselves in various houses and poured boiling water on the German soldiery In the streets. Two thousand Germans were thus disabled. Children and old men shared in the defence.

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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