Currently set to Index

Diary March 16, 1915


Lord Kitchener
The highly respected war minister, Lord Kitchener.
Diary for Tuesday, March 16, 1915:

Western Front

Champagne: French storm crest north of Mesnil and repulse counter-attacks all along Fourth Army front, 48th Division gains Yellow Wood and in Sabot Wood until next day.

Eastern Front

Russian Northwest Front steadfast ordered.

Middle East

Britain: Kitchener memo to Cabinet urges annexation of Alexan­dretta, Aleppo and Mesopotamia.

Neutrals

Romania: Government refuses the Russian request for eventual passage of troops, calls up 1909-15 conscription classes on March 18.

Home Fronts

Belgium: Industrial base set up at Le Havre.
Britain: Government arms factory powers extended to all potential munition plants; War Departments can requisition on March 23.

close
Subscribe to our newsletter with the latest reports from the war diaries and about World War I & II.

for sharing:

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Your email address will not be published.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.

WW2 Weapons
Scroll to Top