Diary May 18, 1915

British trenches Gallipoli
British trenches on the Gallipoli peninsula.
Diary for Tuesday, May 18, 1915:

Middle East

Gallipoli: Hamilton gets pessimistic Kitchener telegram, interprets as instruction not to encourage evacuation.

Eastern Front

Galicia: Austrians re-occupy Galician oilfields northeast of Uzsok.

Sea War

North Sea: German torpedo boats capture 3 British fishing boats off northwest corner of Dogger Bank.
Eastern Mediterranean: Royal Navy ship captures 1,000t Greek SS Proton (hired by Germans as U-boat supply ship) and interns her at Alexandria.

Home Fronts

Turkey: Interior Ministry orders deportation of Erzerum Armenians to Urfa and Mosul.

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