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Diary May 2, 1915

new German soldier
The new German soldier. A cartoon drawn by Raemaekers after the first gas attacks in spring 1915.
Diary for Sunday, May 2, 1915:

Western Front

Flanders – Ypres: Gas attacks near St Julien-Fortuin. These and similar ones on next day are repulsed.

Eastern Front

Galicia: After 4-hours bombard­ment (700,000 shells) Austro­-Germans capture Gorlice and Ciezkowica, cross river Biala.

Middle East

Gallipoli: Allied counterattack fails (c.4,800 casualties).

Neutrals

USA: German notices in New York press warn that ships flying Allied flags are targets in war zone.

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