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    By a German Artist: In the Trenches at the Siege-Battle of the Aisne

    Illustrated London News | Published: 31 Oct 1914 | Issue #3941

    DESCRIBED IN GERMANY AS AN ENGAGEMENT DURING “THE GREAT DECISIVE BATTLE IN THE ESTERN THEATRE OF WAR”: GERMANS IN A NIGHT FIGHT AT THE BATTLE OF THE AISNE. We give this very realistic illustration to show the War Picture as it is being presented in Germany. It is o...
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    Feeding the British Lion in His Den! Rationing the Troops in the Aisne Quarries, under Fire

    Illustrated London News | Published: 31 Oct 1914 | Issue #3941

    ...height of the fighting on the Aisne, the supplying of food to the British troops in the advanced trenches and in the quarries was exceptionally difficult. Owing to the exposed nature of the ground for a considerable distance in rear of the advanced line, it was necessary to do the...
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    Wills and Bequests

    Illustrated London News | Published: 26 Dec 1914 | Issue #3949

    ...the Hattle of the Aisne £17,296 Lieut. – Colonel Ian Graham Hogg, D.S O., 4th Hussars, 41, Cumberland Mansions, WV., who died of wounds on Sept. 2 £7,781 Colonel Adrian Grant-l)uff, C H., Black Watch, of Aldershot, killed at the Battle of the Aisne £5,539 Corporal Sidney Nelson Crowther, M.R.C.S.,...
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    The Great War

    Illustrated London News | Published: 7 Nov 1914 | Issue #3942

    ...star can shine.” \’hat was the practical dilterence between the m’ntal mlootd of otur soldiers in their enforced retire- llnt agalnst iHve-toldi ot,dl froli onsl to the Marne, andi again ini their aggressive re-advance fromln the Alarne to the Aisne ? None whatever ; and it is this...
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    "For Valour" and "Mentioned in Despatches"

    Illustrated London News | Published: 5 Dec 1914 | Issue #3946

    ...Godley, V.C., won his Cross for coolness and gallantry in fighting his machine-gun under a hot fire, after he had been wounded, at Mons. Lance-Corporal William Fuller, V.C., advanced near Chivy, on the Aisne, to pick up Captain Mark Haggard, and carried him into cover under heavy fire....
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    The Camera as War-Correspondent: Battlefield Snapshots

    Illustrated London News | Published: 31 Oct 1914 | Issue #3941

    I R! RN!-)i roDI RS BURI! D NEAR THE TRENCHES IN WHICH THEY FOUGHT SOLDIERS’ GRAVES NEAR THE AISNE -~~r . .” DOIN THIR DILY WOR A FENC BATERYOF HE ELEBATE 75MILLMETE DNS I ACION A COAL-BOXY FULL OF RAIN-WATER : THE HOLE MADE BY...
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    The "Mud Bath"! a 200 - Lb. Projectile Bursting Harmlessly in the Soft Soil in a British Trench

    Illustrated London News | Published: 14 Nov 1914 | Issue #3943

    it. s . An officer writing from somewhere in the trenches near the Aisne speaks of the huge zoo-lb. German howitzer-shells crashing down at the rate of one every two minutes and making huge craters where they fall. Mr. Frederic Villiers adds to this informat’:n, on the...
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    The "Buried" Quick: And the Dead: A Facsimile Battlefield Sketch by Our Artist, Frederic Villiers

    Illustrated London News | Published: 31 Oct 1914 | Issue #3941

    ...British trenches on the Aisne: In the firing – line, so runs the account, ” the men sleep and obtain shelter in the dug-outs they have hollowed or ‘ under-cut’ in the sides of the trenches …. Obstacles of every kind abound, and at night each side can hear the...
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    "Bains De Siège" in Trenches: And Imperial Sisters of Mercy

    Illustrated London News | Published: 21 Nov 1914 | Issue #3944

    ...bombardment of advancing French infantry, in the Argonne country between the Upper Aisne and the Meuse. In the left foreground are French soldiers in an advanced trench. A French correspondent said that ” practically every soldier engaged was saluted by six shells.” By the evening the enemy’s position had been...
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    "We Have Advanced Slightly in the Argonne": The Meaning of a Bald Official Communique!

    Illustrated London News | Published: 21 Nov 1914 | Issue #3944

    ...and fire. The Forest of the Argonne, often called simply the Argbnne, is part of the western chain of hills of the same name in north-eastern France, near the sources of the Aisne. It forms a short but continuous ridge, intersected only by narrow defiles, through one of which, near...
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    British Surprises for Germans: A Monitor: And a 60-Punder

    Illustrated London News | Published: 31 Oct 1914 | Issue #3941

    ...position-gun. The precision and effectiveness of its fire has been repeatedly borne testimony to, not only in letters frcm our soldiers at the Front, but also by French officers, during the retreat after Ms, at the crossing of the Marne, and in the continuous bombardments of the Aisne valley fighting,...