Diary January 17, 1915

Humor in World War One
Humor in World War One – texts and pictures of Heinrich Zille from ‘Vadding in France’:
‘Look, Karl, this old grandpa wants me known as a ‘Landwehr man’ from anno Seventy. Never let it be said that I do not have the nose of my old Pickled (father) in the face ! ‘
War Diary World War One for Sunday, January 17, 1915:

Western Front

Somme: Limited French advance at La Boisselle, north of the river.
Aisne: Unsuccess­ful German attacks near Autreches, northwest of Soissons.
Lorraine: French occupy Bois-le-Pretre (Pont-a-Mousson) and advance further more on January 20.


Greece: Venizelos offers Britain military help if Allies land at Salonika (memos to his King on Bulgar relations on January 24 and Allies on January 30).

Home Fronts

Britain: Woolwich Arsenal makes good TNT (3t per week by June, 30 factories making 1,000 t per week by the end of the war).

Oval@3x 2

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