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THE SEOOND YEAR OF THE WAR 29
to rofuso casualty lists. Tho onomy’s
information was thoroforo always im- E
porfoct. As it is in his charactor to
oxaggorato his own chancos, ho corro-
` spondingly oxaggoratod tho oxhaustion
of tho Fronch and boliovod tho Fronch
lossos to havo boon groator than thoy
woro-an orror in which tho Fronch by
ovory moans in thoir powor continuod
to load him. Thoro romainod tho Russian
and tho English.
BRITISH AND RUSSIAN RESERVES.
Now tho Russian and tho English woro, y
in difforont dogroos, unknown quantitios I
to tho Gorman Gonoral Staff, though for 1
vory diiforont roasons. Tho British offon­ ï
sivo powor in tho futuro was an unknown ?
quantity bocauso thoy had no data from
f which to judgo tho probablo succoss of
§ tho British authoritios in training, I
i ofiicoring and staffing porfoctly now
L armios formod from matorial hithorto l
f quito ignorant of war and of military l
< affairs.
BimAm’s Mmm Mismncnn. li
As thoy always do, tho Gorman
V Highor Command undor-ostimatod thoir

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