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The survivors of the attack on the 2nd Northamptonshire retired to their trenches,
as the Official History puts it, 'pursued by bullets and losing heavily'. The enemy's
counter-attack might have been repulsed, but in Haig's command poor ...
The French did not really care if the attack they insisted on, north of Loos,
succeeded or not. Their only concern was that it should be a major, all-arms
attack on a sufficient scale to occupy large elements of the German Army and
keep them ...
The left-hand attack, put in at 0600 hours, half an hour before the main assault,
was made by 5 Brigade's other three battalions, heading for a line between the
villages of Canteleux and Chape lie St Roch, a distance of some 800 yards.
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THE BACKGROUND TO THE WAR 18711914
THE TURN OF THE TIDE AND THE HUNDRED DAYS JuneNovember 1918 483
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