War Diary WW2 for Friday, January 15, 1915:
Artois: Germans recover some trenches on Notre Dame de Lorette ridge and at Carency, held for a month by the French. Foch writes to Joffre: ‘My formula is: work for the staff, rest for the troops’.
Champagne: Since November 15, French have advanced 1,000 yards (0.91 km) near Perthes after c. 12 attacks and 20 counter-attacks.
Armenia: Battle of Kara Urgan ends.
Dardanelles: French submarine Saphir sunk after hitting a mine.
Italian-Romanian mutual support agreement announced.
Greek London Ambassador says ‘Greece absolutely devoted to England’s cause’.