Diary for Friday, November 26, 1915:
‘The night was quiet all along the Front’ (Friday afternoon official communique). Artillery duels at many points.
Argonne: French artillery destroys German ammunition depot near La Fille Morte.
Meuse: German gas attack between Forges and Bethincourt.
Cameroons: British drive Germans from Matem and capture river Puge position on November 28. In the south French again fail to cross river Campo (night November 25/26). French Eastern Force advances on Tabene and Lembe (November 28) but halts (November 29) to deal with counter-attacks.
Gallipoli: Royal Navy Admiral Robeck estimates 30% losses in Gallipoli evacuation.
Britain: Army Council and Admiralty agree that Royal Navy to deal with hostile aircraft approaching coast, Army to take over when they have crossed coastline.
Italy: British war minister Kitchener in Rome.
USA: $ 50 millions credit to eight London banks announced.
Britain: Merthyr Tydfil by-election, ILP wins.