Diary for Thursday, March 24, 1915:
Dardanelles: Liman von Sanders given command of Turk Fifth Army (he arrives at Gallipoli on March 26).
Tripolitania: 2 Italian columns restore Misurata’s links (cut on March 18) with its ports.
North Sea: Fog fails Harwich Force seaplane attack on German Nordreich radio station (also thwarted on April 3, 6 and May 11); cruiser Undaunted and destroyer Landrail collide (7 casualties) but get home until March 26.
Britain: Churchill memo on capturing Borkum Island after May 15.
Chile protests against Royal Navy violation of territorial waters on March 14-15, when German cruiser Dresden was caught off Juan Fernandez.