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It was put out that the gas helmets of the division were of inferior manufacture, to allay doubts as to the effectiveness of the helmet. Production of the Small Box Respirator, which had worked well during the attack, was accelerated.By the end of the Battle of Loos in 1915, the British armies in France held ground which was usually inferior to the German positions opposite, which were on higher ground, which was drier and had good observation over the British lines and rear areas. In early 1916 the British took over more of the Western Front, to allow the French Tenth Army to move south to Verdun, ground which was just as tactically disadvantageous.

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>It was put out that the gas helmets of the division were of inferior manufacture, to allay doubts as to the effectiveness of the helmet. Production of the Small Box Respirator, which had worked well during the attack, was accelerated. ⇒師団の(使った)ガスマスクが、粗製乱造品であることが分かって、マスクそれ自体の効果に関する疑いは和らいだ。「小型人工呼吸器」は、攻撃の間はうまく働くので、その製造が加速された。 >By the end of the Battle of Loos in 1915, the British armies in France held ground which was usually inferior to the German positions opposite, which were on higher ground, which was drier and had good observation over the British lines and rear areas. ⇒1915年の「ルースの戦い」の終りごろまで、フランスでの英国方面軍は通常、敵対するドイツ軍の陣地より劣る地面を占拠していた。それ(ドイツ軍陣地)は、より高い地面にあり、より乾燥していて英国軍の戦線や後衛部の地域をよく観察できた。 >In early 1916 the British took over more of the Western Front, to allow the French Tenth Army to move south to Verdun, ground which was just as tactically disadvantageous. ⇒1916年前半に、英国軍は西部戦線でより多くの地面を接収した。それで、フランス第十方面軍は(自国)ヴェルダンの南の方へ移動することができたが、そこは戦術的にはちょっと不利なところではあった。

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