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November 15, 1914

November 15, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

A quick read of the headlines from the Sunday edition of The Daily Oregon Statesman:

FIELD MARSHAL LORD ROBERTS DIES AT FRONT
England’s First Soldier Succumbs to Pneumonia in France
VISITING INDIAN TROOPS
Advanced Age, 82, Militated Against Recovery

FIGHT ENTERS FIFTH WEEK IN WEST FLANDERS
Opposing Armies in Virtually Same Positions as at Beginning
SUCCESSES ARE SMALL
Invaders Unable to Make Any Marked Gains
Heavy Rains and High Winds Make Battlefield a Quagmire – Germans Claim Repulse of Allies’ Attacks – French Say they Have Made Considerable Advances

BRIDGES OVER CANALS BLOWN UP BY GERMANS
Attempt Is Made by Invaders to Flood the Entire Countryside
ZEEBRUGGE IS ISOLATED
Prussians Keep all Civilians Away From Coast
German Army Staff Prepares Three Lines of Defense From North Sea to Rhine In Event of Retreat – Austrians Meet Fierce Resistance at Valjevo

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