Diary August 18, 1915

German aid station in the Vosges
German first aid station in the Vosges. Wounded soldiers who come out of the battle to be taken away by ambulance cars.
Diary for Wednesday, August 18, 1915:

Western Front

Vosges: French storm trenches on Ablain-Angres road, but Germans retake it next day. French storm trenches on Schratzmännele crest and take the crest on August 22.

Southern Fronts

Isonzo: Italian progress towards Tolmino and in Upper Rienz (Julian Alps); attack on former on August 23.

Sea War

Baltic: 2 German destroyers shell and machine gun and cripple Royal Navy submarine E13 (14 crew killed) which is stranded on Saltholm Island in the Sound (international waters) despite 3 Danish torpedo boats. E8 gets through, meets E9 and Russian destroyer on August 22.

Home Fronts

Bulgaria: War and Foreign Ministers resigns.
Britain: Police raid Labour Leader offices.

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