Diary June 3, 1915

German troops enter Przemysl
German troops enter Przemysl.
Diary for Thursday, June 3, 1915:

Eastern Front

Galicia: Austro-Germans retake Przemysl. High Commands including Kaiser meet at Pless; Mackensen to get 4 1/2 more divisions and to control two Austrian Armies. 3 Austrian divisions and Headquarter of Third Army (Boroevic, Puhallo succeeds) leave for Italian Front.

Western Front

Flanders: British capture trenches at Givenchy but abandon them. Germans shell Ypres.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: 5 Royal Navy launches (Townshend and Captain Nunn) occupy Amara, take 1,000 Turk PoWs (a Turk officer cables wife ‘safely captured’).

Sea War

East Africa: Monitors Severn and Merser (4ft 9in (1.45 m) draft) reach Mafia island off Rufiji.

Air War

Western Front: French air raid (178 bombs) on field Headquarter of German Crown Prince.


Italy: San Marino declares war on Austria.
France: Allied Economic War Conference first meets in Paris.

Home Fronts

Italy: Prefects authorized to requisition farm machinery, labor and animals.

Oval@3x 2

Don’t miss the daily posts about WW1&WW2!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to Top