Diary for Thursday, July 8, 1915:
Gallipoli: Liman refuses to return to Constantinople, postpones Enver-suggested handover to Goltz from June 26.
Vosges: French recapture Hill 627 also trenches between Fey-en-Haye and Bois-le-Pretre.
Trentino: Italians take Monticello and next day Malga Sarta and Costa Bella.
Germany: Government replies to 2nd US ‘Lusitania’ note fails to give pledges asked.
Canada: Canadian Expedition Force expanded to 150,000 men; 140,000 recruits by July 26.