Diary for Saturday, March 13, 1915:
Galicia: Selivanov storms hill in Przemysl perimeter.
Dardanelles: Hamilton with 14 officers leave London after Kitchener tells him ‘If the Fleet gets through Constantinople will fall of itself’ and vetoes land operations till 29th Division is ready.
Morocco: Abd-el-Malek (Abd-el-Kader‘s grandson) leaves Tangier with 50,000 pesetas and German adviser for Taza to raise revolt with German Foreign Legion deserters but kept tribal captive till summer.
Tripolitania: Italian relief columns for Tarkuna stopped (and on March 20 and 30) but 15th Eritrean battalion gets through on March 16.
North Sea: Swedish SS Hanna first neutral merchant ship sunk without warning by U-boat.
Dardanelles: 7 trawler minesweepers and 5 picket boats with cruiser Amethyst (60 casualties) repulsed from night-sweeping attempt (also nights 15-16 and 16-17).