Diary for Saturday, September 4, 1915:
Artillery duels round Arras and north of Chalons.
Poland: Bugarmee’s Battle of Drohiczyn-Chomst until September 6.
Black Sea: Russians destroy 300 Turk sailing vessels.
North Sea: Royal Navy submarines E18 (Halahan) and E19 (Cromie) sail for Baltic, both get through (September 8-9) despite brushes with
German cruiser Amazone, destroyers and a Zeppelin.
Britain: Lord Reading’s Anglo-French financial mission leaves London for US, negotiates first £ 100m loan (September 28) but under 40% subscribed.
Germany: 3rd War Loan opens (until September 22), raises £ 601.5 millions.