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Foch's Counter-Offensive: An American Sector near Longpont

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A TEL-TALE SIGHT IN THE SECOMD HALF OF JULY, I REAR OF THE BATTLEFIELD BETWEEIN SOISSONS AND CHATEAU THIERRY : GERMAN pRISONERS BEING MARCHED TO THE REAR BY AMERICAMS.


IN A SHELL-HOLE. 1 LTE OO-OUT OR Ally ATTPED GLIERMA COUITER-ATTAE : AMERICANS WITH A .CAPTURED MACHINE-GUN, IT1E CARTEIDG-BULT EXTENDED FOR RAPID WORK


The American agbg be dgo LLosp.nt and Chaudun. midway between Solone end Chateau Thierry, in c-operation with the French, have made many prisoner. One prisoners’ column, as seen by a correspondent, was “beded by at least o ofcrs, and the pa on, which was four deep stretched for ully a mile. . . Two American mit,” the writer cindues. “haw captued 3 elcers and 50S7 men. ale 460


machine-iuns, a number of field-luns, and other booty. his,” adds the correspondent, “is the Americans’ reply to the German War Minister’s sneers.” Our second illustration shows two Americans with a captured German machine gun, utilising a shell-hole in a corn-field near Loogpont, on the way to Vierey. which the Americans stormed, as a gun-pit well under cover and with the Main laid ready to sweep the ground in front



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Issue 4137. - Vol CLIII

Aug, 03 1918

Illustrated London News