GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA SURRENDERS.Officers retain swords and paroled, NCOs and men interned. Paroled reservists allowed back to farms. South Africa annexes German Southwest Africa on July 15.
Gallipoli: Turk Second Army C-in-C Wehib Pasha takes over Helles sector, is refused armistice to bury dead.
USA: German radio station at Sayville, Long Island taken over by government. Portugal: Anglo-Portugese Commercial Treaty ratified at Lisbon.
Britain: Kitchener Guildhall appeal for more recruits. By July 2 million volunteers (which usually have no idea what awaits them on the Western Front), 260 hutted camps with 850,000 houses and 150,000 horses. Egypt:Bomb misses Sultan.