The Belgian army have managed to hold off the German guards as they penetrated along the entire Belgian frontier.
A small detachment tried a corp de main with great boldness on Liége. Some cavalry entered Liége with the object of seizing the Commander of the Forces, who only saved himself by flight.
The attempt on the fortress itself, the fortifications of which are modern, was unsuccessful. Belgian troops are before the fortress in contact with the enemy and managed to hold off the German army and very much upset their plans.
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