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FROM POLAND.

GREAT NEWS, IF TRUE. GERMAN DEFEAT DECISIVE, ROME. November 50. (Received December 1, at 8.50 a.m.) The ‘ Giornalo dTtalia’ publishes a despatch stating that tho German losses in Poland were tremendous, being estimated at one-fourth of their effective forces^ The communications between tho German and Austrian armies have been definitely broken off, and the victorious Russians are marching on Breslau, Posen, and Thorn with great rapidity. The despatch adds that tho Austro-Ger-man defeat is assuming colossal proportions, and will undoubtedly prove decisive. GERMANY’S TWO FRONTS. DISTRIBUTION OF FORCES. SHE HANGS ON AT LODZ PENDING REINFORCEMENTS FROM AVEST. LONDON, November 30. (Received December 1, at 8.20 a.m.) .The ‘Daily Telegraph’s* Petrograd correspondent says that tho prolongation of tho Lodz battle is due to the Germans’ desperate efforts to bring up reserves. Colonel Shumsky estimates that from 22 to 25 German army corps are concentrated on the eastern frontier, and from 30 to 54 are west of tho Rhine. GERMAN LOSSES. THEIR AMMUNITION SHORT. LONDON, November 30. (Received December 1, at 8.20 a.m.) The ‘Morning Post’s’ Petrograd correspondent says that German prisoners declare that their companies in the VietulaAVarta battle were reduced by 60 pier cent, in strength. The frequent bayonet charges indicated that tho Germans were short of ammunition.

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FROM POLAND., Evening Star, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914

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FROM POLAND. Evening Star, Issue 15664, 1 December 1914

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