Diary July 23, 1915

Caproni Ca 3
Early Italian Caproni Ca 3 bomber biplane with two rotary tractor engines and a pusher.
Diary for Friday, July 23, 1915:

Air War

Austria: Italian Caproni bombers bomb Innsbruck.

Eastern Front

Poland: Gallwitz storms Rozan and Pultusk fortress bridgeheads and crosses Narew (until July 25), takes Goworowo (July 27) after violent Russian counter­attacks (July 26-30).

Southern Fronts

In Julian Alps Italians advance along Luznica Ridge and repel Austrian attacks until next day.

African Fronts

Cameroons: Dobell cables War Office that dry season operations must be against Yaunde.

Sea War

Adriatic: Austrian cruisers and destroyers shell Ortona, Termoli and Tremliti Islands, repeated with aircraft on July 28 between Ancona-Pesaro railway and Fano.


Britain: Government defends blockade by referring to US blockade in American Civil War.


Romania: Prime Minister Bratianu maintains ultimate policy to join Allies.

Home Fronts

Britain: BMA (British Medical Association) forms Central Medical War Committee. 1/4 of the British 25,000 doctors are now in uniform.

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