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WESTENDE BOMBARDMENT.

TERRIBLE BRITISH GUNNERY

LONDON, December 17. (Received December 18, at 3.30 p.m.) News from Dunkirk states that the British naval bombardment of Westende greatly damaged the German position, blew up several maga„ne, and destroyed a number of batteries. It is described as the most dreadful of tho war. The Germans iled from the place as shelter after ehelter tumbled about their ears. Their trenches were heaped with dead. When tho bombardment ceased the Franco-Belgian infantry bayonetted the enemy out of their trenches.

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WESTENDE BOMBARDMENT., Evening Star, Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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WESTENDE BOMBARDMENT. Evening Star, Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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