Diary September 17, 1915

Oxygen is given to a gassed soldier
Oxygen is given to a gassed soldier at a field ambulance station.
Diary for Friday, September 17, 1915:

Western Front

German First Army dissolved.
French Chemical Warfare Service formed (commission since April 28).

Eastern Front

Brusilov’s 4 divisions check Austrian Fourth Army west of Rovno until September 22.

African Fronts

Southwest Africa: BSA Police capture last 8 German soldiers after 8­-day 135-mile pursuit.


Bulgaria: Two ex-Prime Ministers and Stamboliski warn Tsar that government will entering war against Allies. Stamboliski jailed for this on September 19.

Home Fronts

Britain: Commons National Service debate.

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