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FRENCH FORTRESSES

ox euxemlhuro front. THEIR SPEEDY FALL. PARIS. J.ii.ttiry 13. lis ..is-l prisoners gi;.e accounts of the •aptu'-e of Montmediv. Ciuirleniont. and J.on_•■.'.-'.- «..i'!v in the war. J'ig Austrian fins battered Fort- Chr.rieniotit to pieces, :.sd th-? garrison, surrendered, onj Septem- ': - r 1. Lite Germans r»vur>iecl Alontmedy on .'.;;e;ut. °i}, the French having previously tiie drfenees, blown up the ■• -.res of armmuntiou, and also an imi -:■: am- vai'.way tunnel. The bonibarrlirient- of Lnngwy began on ,-\ui:iist 21. Tiie were soon afire. b'.i th.ij gairi.-on resisted tiie attack for %i?: <:ays ami nights, anil snirrc.-ndercd only -jiier: tiie town was in ruins.

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FRENCH FORTRESSES, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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FRENCH FORTRESSES Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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