6 MARCH 1915, Page 2

That, no doubt, would be for them sound policy. We

must not forget, however, that the German General Staff are a good deal more involved in the fog of war than they care to acknowledge. It is easy enough to say that they will anticipate an attack by attacking first, but to make this resolve really effective they must know where we are going to attack them, and this, we venture to think, is knowledge entirely beyond their ken. Not only do they not know where the thunderbolt will fall, or when it will fall, but they hare also by this time completely lost track of our military movements.