Diary for Sunday, August 8, 1915:
Dardanelles: Turk battleship Heirredin Barbarossa sunk by British submarine E11 (Nasmith) south of Bulair, which also sinks 2 transports and 2 ammo ships until August 15. E14 torpedoes Turk steamer which beaches.
North Sea: Armed Merchant Cruiser India torpedoed and sunk by U22 off Norway.
Baltic: First German attempt (including High Seas Fleet ships) attempt to penetrate Irben Straits (Riga) fails with 3 minesweepers and cruiser Thetis mined.
Gallipoli – Suvla bridgehead: Stopford finally lands, Hamilton arrives at 1800 hours to stir advance inland.
Anzac bridgehead: NZ Wellington Brigade captures Chunuk Bair summit.
South Persia: 300 British occupy Bushire on Gulf, take and demolish Dilbar fort and village (August 12-16), 26 miles (ca. 42 km) away.
South Cameroons – Action near Njabesan: c.300 British retreat down river Campo (until August 11), but reinforced resume operations on August 19-30.
Italian Front: Italians bomb Monfalcone dockyard (d’Annunzio flies first operation mission in 4-crew seaplane bombing raid on Trieste on August 7).
Germany: Peace overtures to Russia via Denmark fail, with Tsar’s third refusal from August 3.