Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 189

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Date 23 9 14

No news of operations of War received today except great fighting in progress on Aisne.  Kitchener states good grounds for quiet confidence but struggle bound to be long.
Great Britain has in the field more than 6 Divisions of Troops & 2 Cavalry divisions kept at full strength by reinforcements.

21st. Fighting still going on Aisne.  Galicia evacuated by Austrians.
Imperial Parliament prorogued.

22nd.  Fighting Aisne considered of utmost importance no decisive results yet due Allied positions satisfactory.
Some little progress made by left wing of Allies in lower Aisne.




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