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In the House of Lords Lord Kitchener announces that our troops must be adequately protected from asphyxiating gases by the use of similar methods. Further, in discussing the shell problem, he said that strenuous efforts had been taken to reduce as far as possible the delay in production. He added that 300,000 more recruits were required to form new armies. The Russians in West Galicia now occupy the line of the San, on which they have already successfully resisted strong artillery attacks.