World Battlefronts: West: Battle of Mons (Cont'd)

The first great field battle of World War I took place at Mons in Belgium, where a victorious German army, driving hard after the outgeneraled and defeated Allies, came up with Britain's "contemptible little" professional army (80,000 men). General von Kluck threw 250,000 men against-them. But the Old Contemptibles stood their ground until their ranks were shot through & through.

TIME Correspondent Jack Belden cabled the following account of the Battle of Mons (continued from World War I), as it was fought last week with victorious Americans driving hard after an outgeneraled and defeated...

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