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WHITE FLAG TREACHERY

An olhi.fi- in ihs Brigade <>f (Guards, writing 'home from the front im eSptem i-cr 15. says :

" W<> are at the present m.irnent endurling a. most damnable sheU'ng'. . . ■ Five mniutes ago the head of a shall finished up between me Mid the adjutant. We are in a fairiy safe position, but it is not pleasaut. . _■ Yetit-srday was a terrible day. We had to gain giound through, a wooded horseshce-ehaped hollow. Eventually we pot up and found the enemy in the horseshoe situation. We pushed on, when, all of a sudden, the foremost Germans, all over tlio field, advanced, cither waving white flags or with their arms up. * Instead of taking no notice, the men Rot up and behaved as if the action was over. I shouted myself hoarse, telling them to ro on lighting. It was of no avail, and in five minutes, or less, a second line of Germans came over the skyliu« awl' fired into u* "

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WHITE FLAG TREACHERY, Issue 15653, 18 November 1914

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WHITE FLAG TREACHERY Issue 15653, 18 November 1914

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