Diary for Friday, August 27, 1915:
Alsace: French storm trenches between Sondernach (foothold on crest since August 17) and Lardersbach.
Julian Alps: Italians storm Mt Rombon and on August 30 also Mt Maronia.
Mesopotamia: Townshend returns to Amara after sick leave in India, ordered to advance on Kut. Firefly gunboat assemblage begun at Abadan.
Adriatic: Italian CNS Revel warns Abruzzi to conserve ships, war likely to be long.
Western Front – Argonne: French bomb Chatel rail station.