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SIDELIGHTS ON THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

... SIDELIGHTS ON THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME I 1 I SKETCHES BY JOSEPH GRAY, LATE OF THE BLACK WATCH I REPELLING A BOCHE COUNTER-ATTACK NEAR POZI^RES The importance attached by the German General Staff to the magnificent progress of our arms is clearly shown ...

Published: Saturday 12 August 1916
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 206 | Page: 6 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

PUSHING BACK THE PRUSSIAN IN PICARDY: SIDELIGHTS ON THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

... PUSHING BACK THE PRUSSIAN IN PICARDY SIDELIGHTS ON THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME In the Leipzig salient we have extended our gains and advanced our positions to within 1000 yards of Thiepval. British Official. TRAPPED: CLEARING GERMAN SNIPERS FROM RUINED BUILDINGS ...

Published: Saturday 23 September 1916
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 156 | Page: 22 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

THE big push has not been accomplished without a big price. A heavy toll has been paid. Mr. J. H. Hewitt, of ..

... the Ulster Volunteer Force before the war. One fell at Festubcrt in June last year the other two were killed in the Battle of the Somme on July I. They were great athletes, playing for the North of Ireland Rugby Football Club. Dr. Sawers Scott, of Withington ...

Published: Saturday 22 July 1916
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 444 | Page: 28 | Tags: Photographs 

A NEW HUN-KILLER: FRANCE'S RAILWAY GUN

... jp| A NEW HUN-KILLER: FRANCE'S RAILWAY GUN This long range naval gun, used by the French for the first time at the battle of the Somme. is mounted on a railway truck, travelling on rails specially laid in an easy curve, so that by moving the truck up ...

Published: Saturday 19 August 1916
Newspaper: The Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 114 | Page: 10 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

STRIKING A BALANCE: A Breathing-Space

... STRIKING A BALANCE A Breathing-Space THE Battle of the Somme has reached the familiar stage at which each side chivalrously concerns itself with the enormous losses of the other. That is usually a stage where offensive aspirations modify themselves in ...

Published: Wednesday 12 July 1916
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1197 | Page: 2, 6 | Tags: Photographs 

BYSTANDER WAR COMMENTS: WEST OR EAST?

... The man who would break off the Battle of the Somme in its fourth month would, a hundred years ago, have broken off the Battle of Waterloo in its fourth hour and lost Europe. Give Haig All He Asks For The Somme Battle must go on until it ...

Published: Wednesday 18 October 1916
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1553 | Page: 2, 5 | Tags: Photographs 

THE SPORTSMAN'S ROLL OF HONOUR

... stood second to none for several years in the hockey world. Lt. R. Gerard Garvin, who was killed a fortnight ago in the battle of the Somme, was the son of Mrs. J. L. Garvin and of the editor of The Observer. The young officer had acquired his father's taste ...

THE SPORTSMAN'S ROLL OF HONOUR

... deficient in inches, but has remark able pluck. I am sure that his athletic training stood him in good stead in the recent battle of the Somme, and it is to be hoped that the famous Irish hockey exponent will soon recover convalescence, and once more be fit to ...

THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR: WEEK by WEEK

... London after the Push At the hospital where the above view was taken some 300 r slightly wounded soldiers back from the battles near the Somme are being tended. This hospital has its roof covered with a L. little colony of houses where the men can benefit by ...

Published: Saturday 15 July 1916
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 978 | Page: 5 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

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