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Battle of Arras in France begins...



Item # 628204

April 10, 1917

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 10, 1917

* Battle of Arras, France beginning
* World War I - WWI

The top of the front page under: "OFFICIAL NEWS OF THE WAR FROM CAPITALS" is a one column heading that reads: "British Forces Open 1917 Offensive--Capture Vimy Ridge and Other Important Points--Arras Region Center of Attack" First report coverage on the beginning of the Battle of Arras in France during World War I.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: The Battle of Arras was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, New Zealand, Newfoundland, and Australian troops attacked German trenches near the French city of Arras on the Western Front.

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