1914, 1915, Aisne, atrocities, Battle of Soissons, Belgium, British Army, British Empire, cocoa, economy, food, France, Germany, Hill 132, House of Lords, Picardie, refugees, Soupir, tea, trade, trenches
Summary of the preliminary report on German atrocities in France published in The Times. Three lines of German trenches taken at Soupir, and held against counter-attacks, captured section extending about 600 yards. Government appeal for further hospitality for Belgian refugees. British prohibition of the export of tea removed but the export of cocoa is henceforth forbidden. House of Lords debate on the Army.