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    When Our Men Were Proving Personal Ascendency over the Germans: Night in the Trenches at Mons

    Illustrated London News | Published: 12 Sep 1914 | Issue #3934

    AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE : GERMAN SEARCHLIGHTS SWEEPING OVER THE FIELD IN QUEST OF MOVING BRITISH TROOPS FOR THEIR GUNS TO SHELL. That Sunday night after the first day’s battle at Mons (August 23) was, for the British, one of the most ” nervy ” experiences...
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    The First Drawing of the British Expeditionary Force in Action in France: From a Sketch by Louis Weirter

    Illustrated London News | Published: 29 Aug 1914 | Issue #3932

    Ar . ý ,I ‘ ‘Lo’ d d 4 .17 II ,, ,-.7· – ,t 7C` * ” %” i M” Ir i4 ! “WE ARE ALL PROUD OF THEM”: BRITISH FIELD ARTILLERY GALLOPING TO ACTIC LONG THE ROAD TO MONS, NEAR WHICH THEY FIRST ENCOUNTERED THE GERMANS. ~·:’...
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    The Great War: Reflections of the "World-Fight"—At and near the Front; in Canada; and at Home

    Illustrated London News | Published: 5 Sep 1914 | Issue #3933

    IERMAN MILITARY GOVERNOR IN BELGIUM FNER a4L VON DER GOLTZ. SMILING, THOUGH WOUNDED: A HIGHLANDEF CARRIED BY AN SE AND C.R PORTER. IN ThE TONN NEAR WHICH GUR MFN FOUGHT: A CHURCH IN MONS. t, .1 SHORT SHRIFT FOR SPIES IN CANADA: REMOVING...
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    The Hammer Which Became the Anvil! the General Who "Ignored."

    Illustrated London News | Published: 26 Sep 1914 | Issue #3936

    ...the invaders, it was he, from all accounts, who dealt the savagely reckless blows which failed to break the British lines at Mons and at Cambrai, as Sir John French stubbornly fell back, performing his allotted part in the great retirement, until behind the Marne. It was General von Kluck...
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    In the Grim Track of the Invaders: Vandalism, Devastation, and Spoils of the German Retreat

    Illustrated London News | Published: 26 Sep 1914 | Issue #3936

    ...HOW THE GERMAN VANDALS RESPECT THE HOUSE OF GOD : THE WRECKED INTERIOR OF A CHURCH AT MONS. S A SIGN OF THE PRECIPITANCY OF THE GERMAN RETREAT : LIVE SHELLS AND THEIR WICKER CASES CAPTURED BY THE ALLIES. ?, I, F ABANDONED BY THE GERMANS...
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    The Camera in Action: Photographs from the Front

    Illustrated London News | Published: 26 Sep 1914 | Issue #3936

    ...the fire of the Germans. The two machine-guns did great execution later on against the Germans, who tried to line the railway embankment.” It will be recalled that the battle near Mons was fought on August 23. The notes on the other photographs are as follows : (z)...
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    "The Turn of the Tide": The Great Retreat of the Germans at the Battle of the Marne

    Illustrated London News | Published: 26 Sep 1914 | Issue #3936

    ...September 7. ” The Germans on this day,” ran the official statement issued by the Press Bureau, ” commenced to retire towards the north-east. This was the first time that these troops had turned back since their attack on Mons a fortnight before, and, from reports received, the order to...