Diary for Tuesday, February 2, 1915:
Champagne: General Brulard of French 2nd Division reports: ‘First line units … stand knee-deep in water’; offensive postponed until reliefs arrive.
Carpathians: Austrian Croat Regiment loses 1,828 men to overnight frostbite.
Herzegovina: Montenegrins repulse Austrians.
Dardanelles: Lt-Col Kemal reorganizes new Turkish 19th Division until February 25.
Arabia: Turk patrols invade Aden Protectorate.
Allies deplore Greek, Serb and Montenegrin intervention in Albania. Spain reaffirms neutrality.
Sino-Japanese Conference on 21 Demands.
Belgium: Underground weekly La Libre Belge appears weekly for duration of war. German provincial governors given unlimited powers on February 5.
USA: German Werner Horn fails to blow up Canadian Pacific rail bridge at Vanceboro, Maine and is arrested.