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THE BEND BULLETIN, BEND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, IffjO
FRENCH ACHIEVEMENTS IN YEAR
REVIEWED BY WAR CORRESPONDENT
Holiday Mail Carrier
Welcome Figure to
(From Wednesday's Dally.)
By Henry Wood,
United l'l-CM) Staff c'orrcponlent
PARIS, Dec. 27. During tho clos
ing threo mouths of 1D1G, thrco
events tool: placo In Franco which
'demonstrated as nover at any prev
ious period of tho war tho apparently
inoxliaustlblo resources of Trance's
military genius and strength, tho
oquitlly Inoxliaustlblo resources- of
lior financial and economic energy,
anil tho absolutely unshakon deter
mination both of hor army and her
lvll population to continues the war
to n successful close.
Two epic events were tho launch
ing on October 24 or tho French of
fensive at Vordun, In which practic
ally' all the ground and positions won
by tho Crown Princo's rirmlcs In six
months of sanguinary fighting wore
.rcconquored within six hours with
a minimum of losses for tho French,
nnt'l secondly, tho subscribing by tho
French nation as a wholo In thrco
week's,, from October 5 to October
29, of an unprecedented war loan of
Tho third was tho reorganization
of Farnco's cablnot along tho lines
of compactness and cffltlonry which
'.David Lloyd-Ocorgo Introduced In
England. Promlor Drland romalncd
nt tho head of tho ministry, and Jot-i
fro,, Idol of Franco, and former gen-1
ernllsslmo of hor forces, whllo still
retaining nupromo command of tho j
French forces, became counsellor to
tho war council. General Nlvollc,
defender of Vordun and ono of tho
popular horoes of tho army, was mado
commander ot French forces In tho
north and northeast.
AVhllo tho Fronrh victory at Ver
dun, taken entirely by Itsolf, standH
out as an unparalleled cchlovonicnt
in tho military history of tho world,
jet Its real significance In tho pres
ent war Is only apparent when It Is
viewed In councctlon with all that
had preceded It.
Whon tho Oormans launVtycd their
rit offenslvo at Verdun ou Febru
ary 21, no secret was mado of at
least two of tho objocts which tho
Germans had In vlow. Ono of theso
was to provont tho Allies from start
ing tholr combined uillquo offenslvo,
vmd tho other was to deliver an nb
soluto death blow to Franco.
Whllo tho Germans failed to reach
Vordun, and whllo tholr great ef
forts failed to provont tho launching
of tho Allied offenslvo, yet they op
enly boasted that nt least ono of
'their objectives had boon attained
namely, that thoy had caused Frnnco
to bleed utter exhaustion hoforo Vor
duu and that honcoforward alio
would bo tncapablo ot further inlll
. Despite this boast and dcsplto tho
llosses which Frnnco undeniably sus
tained beforo Vordun, sho launched
on July 1, In connection with tho
English tho offenslvo on tho Sommo,
which has novor been checked for a
sliiglo Instant, and In which, In ad
dition to all tho villages and ground
regained, all tho losses in dead and
wounded Inflicted on tho enemy, the
French themselves, Independent ot
what tho English hava dono, have
captured ovor 45,000 prisoners, over
;100 cannon and over COO muchlno
It was whllo still conducting this
Vigorous offenslvo on tho Sommo,
which tho Oormans had boasted that
Franco would novor bo ablo to do
as a result ot hor Iobscs at Vordun,
that Franco on Octobor 24, launched
ovon a becond offenslvo, this tlmo
choosing tho Gorman's own ground at
Verdun whoro nil ot Gornmuy's groat
Infantry and artillery strength had
Won concentratod for olght months.
This offenslvo Franco launched all
alone, without tho slightest help from
any of her allies and carried It to
such n successful conclusion that tho
Gormans withdrew from tho fort of
Vaux without even fighting.
Almost at tlrtj same moment of this
gicat victory of Franco's military
strength and Franco's military mor
olo at Verdun, came tho announce
ment on October 29, that tho French
nation ns a whole was standing bo
ll In d tho fighting ranks In a manner
equally as firm, and evidenced by Its
subscription ot nearly $2,300,000,000
to a now war loan, destined to cnnblo
tho army to continue to a victorious
When, following tho wnr of 1S70,
Germany Imposed ou Franco an un
precedented war Iifdomnlty of ono
billion dollars, tho solo object of
which was admittedly that of crush
ing Franco economically and financ
ially, tho entire world stood amazed
at tho manner In which Franco, in
less than a year, borrowed this sum
from hor people, and paid off tho
Yet In tho present Instanco, nftor
ovor two years of warfare, after sub
scribing In an amazing manner to
preceding loans, tho French pcoplo,
not In u year, but in thrco wcoks
only, subscribed n now war loan of
over two billion dollars, or over
twlco tho amount ot tho Indemnity
imposed ou Franco in 1S70.
I.lko tho military victory at Vor
dun, tho real significance ot this fi
nancial and economic victory can only
bo appreciated by vlowlug It In con
nection with other things.
With tho beginning of the prcsont
war, for cxamplo, tho French pcoplo
woro Invited to turn Into the Dank
ot Franco their hoards of gold, ac
cepting in its placo ordinary bank
notes. This gold, they woro tdld,
was needed In order to pormlt Franco
to maintain hor credit abroad.
Slnco tho Issuanco ot this Invita
tion, this gold has poured Into tho
Dnnk of Franco &t a steady, undi
minished avorago ot $1,000,000 a
With this military strength dis
played at Vordun, with this financial
strongth displayed hi hor Octobor
loan, and hor now cabinet, together
with tho moralo of tho army and tho
spirit ot tho civil population, Franco
feels that sho can look forward to
1917 with great cheer and great
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