Diary November 24, 1915

German 15-cm-Schnellladekanone
German 15-cm-Schnellladekanone (boost charge cannon) L / 40 with a firing range of up to 20,500 yards in a firing position.
Diary for Wednesday, November 24, 1915:

Western Front

Artois: 50 German shells directed at Arras rail station.
Meuse: Germans fire a few gas shells at Bois Brule (Woevre).
Argonne: French mine destroys small German post in Boluntre sector.

Eastern Front

Western Russia: Russians retake Yarnopol, north of Illukst (river Dvina) and turn German northern flank; Germans abandon salient. Another Russian success at Illukst on November 29.

Southern Fronts

Serbia: Allied Serbian Relief committee first meets in Rome.
Albania: ­British Adriatic Mission lands at Scutari without knowing French Mission also sent. Royal engineers party follows to help with roads and ferries.

Middle East

Gallipoli: Russell GOC New Zealand and Australian Divisions orders 72-hour ceasefire at Anzac bridgehead (until November 26) to accustom Turks to silence.


Britain: M Thomas announces permanent Allied munitions organization in London.

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