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FURIOUS FIGHTING

RENEWED IN FLANDERS.

THE YSER ONCE MORE.

BRITISH WARSHIPS ENGAGED.

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.

LONDON, December 2.

A heavily censored Rotterdam message states that the Yser battle has been renewed with intense virulence. The artillery fire on land was terr.fic, while the British ships wore flinging shells into the German batteries. The Germans, on the eve of battle, sent an addition ,al 3,000 troops to garrison Heyst (between Ostend and the mouth of the* Scheldt), fearing the possibility oi troops landing in their rear. ON THE COAST. INTENSE GERMAN ACTIVITY. AMSTERDAM, December 2. More German tioops from the Yser and Jstend have been sent to Heyst and Zeeh J~ . and additional artillery has been :■* the coast. The practice of the (J batteries has begun. Jber is a dearth of horses on the Yser ftwntaohe Germans having seized all available. 51 Advices from Sluya (in Holland, across the frontier from Heyst) state that a larger Gorman foioe and bigger guns than before have concentrated with a view to a fresh onslaught on the Allies on the Yser positions. Numerous motor cars have carried the chief German officers thither from vaiious points.

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FURIOUS FIGHTING, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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FURIOUS FIGHTING Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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