Diary for Saturday, November 6, 1915:
Champagne: Heavy-calibre shelling in entire region without infantry action.
Baltic Provinces: Russian counter-attack with Baltic Fleet support retakes Olai (on Riga-Mitau railway), Kemmern (November 11) with following Germans retreat on November 13.
Cameroons: 250 British soldiers occupy Chang; Cunliffe’s 450 Nigerian troops capture Banyo Mountain in rain (attacked since November 4) for 60 casualties, Germans lose 116 of c. 223 soldiers. Advance to south resumed on November 8.
East Africa: Churchill asks Prime Minister for post of C-in-C and Gouverneur-General. Bonar Law backs idea on November 12.
Britain: Globe newspaper suspended (until November 20) for false rumour of Kitchener’s resignation. Asquith proposed his Gallipoli visit on November 3.