Early French setbacks

On the other hand, the French attacks in the North have to struggle across open terrain. Having spotted the advancing French, some German infantry companies have gotten forward into better defensive cover. Several French companies have taken heavy casualties. What was the lead infantry company is still suppressed. There is some hope on the way. Just to the right of the small field with corn stooks, an FO can be seen getting into position.

Robert Dunlop 2014