World War 1914 - 1918 A Pictured History part 23

The Editor Chats With His Readers John Carpenter House, London, E.C.4. N iiw iiB iiiw iiH iin iiM iiw iiiH in iiM iiin iin iiB iiM iiiH in iiH iiu iiH iin iiiB iiiB iiia iiM iiia iiia iiia iiiu iiu iia iiia iiiB iiiB iiiB iiiB iiiB iiisiiu iiiB iiu iim iH iiiu ii 7 IRST of all— to return to a matter I mentioned in these in it was found a lantern marked “Made in Germany." Louis M oreau Notes a fortnight ago—I would like to give another was sentenced to five years'imprisonment, with hard labour, his wife •.f .1 i • i •.1.1 i toe death (later commuted to zl) years imprisonment), and two of the 1 s ance O I the which is taken in the selection O I sons to ten and five years’ hard labour respectively A daughter aged 1 6 illustrations for World War. Some of my readers maybe was acquitted by four votes to one. The father died while still serving aware that I associated myself with avery famous war fi'm s*h sentence in the penal settlement at Cavenne, his wife died in prison entitled “Forgotten Men," which was shown with great jLume'dStoaFinte.two s°ns- after completing their tim eat Cayenne, success in London and is now being exhibited throughout Various witnesses gave evidence tending to show that it was im -the British Empire. The commentary which accompanies possible to see from the former German lines signals flashed from the the exhibition of the amazing wartime films which the pro- house in question, and that none of the family, members of whom j j.r .i rr • 1 i.t were almost illiterate, would have been likely to know the Morse code ducers managed to secure rrom the official war photographers of Germany, France, Austria, America, and our own It is satisfactory to note that the military court completely War Office was written and spoken by myself. I took rehabilitated the four members of the family and awarded the greatest care in revising this extraordinary collection £860 to the two sons. of moving pictures of the War to urge the omission of .anything of whose authenticity I had serious doubt, and I 7 ^HE sef n(iP Jra* g P h conccrns Mile Lou.se Thuliez, who think I may say that not a half of one percent of what remains 'an*on 12’193?’ f waL s'" ve ,by Gen.e[a l, We> 'g .and- is open to question, although some sceptical observers like .inspector general of the French anny with the insignia myself may still have their doubts. of an officer of the L c§,on ol Honour- The facts are :Mile. Thuliez, who is a French citizen, was one o !the devoted band least half a dozen scenes from this film which I personally of women which included Miss Cavell, Louise de Bettignies, and called in question and had submitted to the most careful Mon}S van H outtef Sh?, w a k s t f,"?lly arf restcd and sentc"( cef f t0 deat 1 ii^i* t i i by a uerman court-martial, but the sentence was commuted to penal scrutiny were ultimately proved to be authentic, and a servitude for afterlife King Alfonso had intervened Shew assent to curious instance of this has occurred ill connexion with WORLD prison at Siegbourg. where she remained until the Armistice. War. There is a scene in the film where,as some soldiers are shown in the act of going over the top, one of them in CON TENTS O F PARTS 14—23 jumping the parapet “makes along nose ”towards the enemy For convenience oj reference we qive this additional list o) the lines. Though this action is so brief that it does not exceed a chapters published in the above Parts. Previous lists appear in “split second,” many acute observers notice it. On the other ^arts ®ant^ hand, many never notice it at all. But several of the sceptics chapter 35. epic o f tub dar-PA G E Chapter 44. Italy draws the ^''have suggested that it did not ring true— a statement to dan ell.es. The attempts sword .The entry of Italy ,•111••1 i*i 1 1 made by the B r tish fleet to open into thew aron the side o f the which 1 took exception, as it seemed tome a likely enough a seaway to Constantinople 401 Allies and their early lighting gesture of youthful exuberance and contempt for the enemy. Chafer 36^ pr^em js^LO ST chapteMsV’SuBMAR^NE war- 551 Imagine my surprise, therefore, in receiving from the Poland early in 1915 Which cen- FARE. The efforts of the British i*r> rr ¦1111•• tred round Przemvsl 417 nav> ’to combat the menace ot Canadian orhcial war photograph department, quite run- .‘'‘Tip the submarines54- expectedly, a few days ago, a “still” of this very scene, o f YP^ES B<i> rth eV cS CW R r .CA^ConaStU SH« fIG ’which I reproduce in WORLD War, in page 572, and which is and't he‘firs t ^use °of "poison Ss'on ft*!1 l ^ y c ^ft u heA ,?j:“ s o f 1 1 r 1•1 VIi a Unions of South Africa under the best sort of answer to the sceptics I ttie ^Western Front 4_7 Botha and Smuts 561 Chapter 3S. SECOND BATTLE Chapter 47. FRENCH FRONT IN ,,,OF YPRES (ii). Frustration of 1915 .Details o t the fighting along '7\ LTH O UGH it IS now more than 20 years Since that fateful the German attempt to capture the front held by the French O I J *inA• i/4 1£.11 Ypres after a struggle that forced during the summer of 191557? M j week-end in August, IVI4 ,echoes ot the great struggle back the British line44s Chapter is. Poland pros- that becran then are still reverberatin° throu°h the world Chapter 39. Gallipo li land- i rat e. Description oi the Uiai Degdn men die Mill icvu u eid iiii0 m iougii uie wonu. |NG. The effort of the army advance o t the German and Perhaps it was because or m y daily preoccupation with WORLD to dominate the peninsula Austrian forces through Poland, xvi. n lL 1 . T j 1 L r .1 ft» which began with the landings including the capture o fits WAR that 1 read two paragraphs on a page ot the 1 tmss ot of April 25,1915456 capital, Warsaw> 2 Jan. 13,1935, with special interest but, in any case, it is not Chapter 4 0 .war in MESOPO- C 1,^ t«l rP ny Ti,M fc m .unVL- A i ¦’1.(\1 m .TAM IA. The landing of an TRAGEDY. The landing 111 inappropriate to give the substance ot them in these [Notes, Anglo-Indian force at the head August, m s,and the failure of as I think they will be welcomed by many of my readers. °,f)e approach'of a Considerable the 0 a ni. C ^?np luV 601 campaign 479 .5pH J|pASTThA FRICA: I N November, 1914, four members of a French family were ^’element. 'th 7 story1 oV U ie tlu - * irst attemPts made by\he condemned for signalling to the enemy, and in 1935 the warfare in the^air, which m- the'^ich °roio!lyG no":U Vaffed two survivors brought an inaction a military court for struggle proceeded" '!.496 ch^nt^-y^FA 11 iV rf'at i'nnV 620 rehabilitation of character. Told very briefly, the story of the A?*D FES: Account o t the offensive carried ••,.•r II J J TUBERT. Record of several out by the British troops in incident is as tollows :assaults made by the British on September. 1915. in conjunction ofC)9fsman ,n Summer ^with a French movement in The father. Louis Moreau, being past the age of military service. Chapter 43. GERMANS REGAIN ^Chanter 52?"rUSSIA RETREATS ’continued at work as a miner at Loos-en-Guelle, and his wife and GALICIA. Mackensen’s great The retreat of the Russian children remained with him ,although the German troops were only drive through Galicia in the armies through Poland and all 1 M.i-.n 1 ia•n ‘11 summer of 19I3, in which the along the line Stretching from a short distance away. O n November 16 a neighbour denounced Russian gains of 1914 were Riga on the Baltic to Czer- them for flashing signals to the enemy. The house was raided, and almost completely lost 51S nowitz in Bukowina 6J , 1 Part 2 4 o f WORLD WAR on Sale Every where ,Thurs day ,April 18 ii
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