St. George and the Chinese Dragon: An Account of the Relief of the Pekin Legations by an Officer of the British Contingent

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C. A. Pearson, Limited, 1902 - China - 205 pages
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Page 49 - a vigorous forward movement of the Japanese against the entrenchments, supported on the right by the British. The brunt of the action fell on the Japanese, who attacked and stormed line after line in the most gallant manner.
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Page 49 - twentyfive. The Chinese rout was complete, and before noon they had entirely disappeared, having fled to the left bank of the river. The other allied forces were scarcely engaged
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