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GERMAN ATTACK NEAR HOUTHULST FOREST.

SUPPORTED BY FLAME-

THROWERS.

BRITISH LINE FORCED

BACK

ENEMY AFTERWARDS BADLY

SMASHED.

Received :larch 1.0, f>.s p.m

LONDON, March 9

Before dawn the enemy delivered a fctrong local attack on a mile front south of Houlthulst For*, it. The attack mostly broke under our fire. On cur left, however, the attack was most determined. It was supported by flame-throwers, and compelled some of our advance posts to fall back a short distance on a C>oo-yards front. After severe fighting, the Yorkshires counter-attacked later with complete success, driving the enemy back 300 yards beyond our former line, inflicting heavy losses and re-establishing their position. Our casualties were light.

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Wanganui Chronicle, Wanganui Chronicle, Volume LXVI, Issue 17233, 11 March 1918

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GERMAN ATTACK NEAR HOUTHULST FOREST. Wanganui Chronicle, Volume LXVI, Issue 17233, 11 March 1918

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