The Story of the Great War, Volume V

Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes

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Language: English
Wordcount: 107,925 / 330 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: D
Series: Great War
Downloads: 1,198
Added to site: 2007.12.15
mnybks.net#: 19383
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, War
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ge churchyard had been plowed from their graves by the terrific bombardment.

The Garhwal Brigade captured the first line of trenches on the right, and the Third Gurkhas, on the southern outskirts of the village, met the Rifle Brigade. Then it dashed on to the Bois du Biez, passing another rubbish heap which once had been the hamlet known as Port Arthur.

The attack on the left, however, resulted less successfully for the British forces. As indicated above, the preparation for the bombardment at this part of the line had been inadequate for the purpose which the general in command had sought to achieve. Thus on the northeast corner of Neuve Chapelle the German trenches and the wire entanglements in front of them had been damaged but little. The British forces on this part of the line included the Second Devons, the Second West Yorks, the Second Scottish Rifles, and the Second Middlesex, known as the Twenty-third Brigade. The Scottish Rifles charged against intact wire entanglements which halted th

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