Diary April 15, 1917

In a British trench

In a British trench.

World War One Diary for Sunday, April 15, 1917:

Western Front

Artois: ANZAC Corps and British 62nd Division (Fifth Army) repulse major German 4-division attack on Lagnicourt on 7-mile front.

Sea War

Eastern Mediterranean: British transports Cameronian (22 lives lost) sunk despite 2-destroyer escort, by U-33 (Siess) 150 miles east of Malta and Egypt-bound Arcadian (279 lives lost) sunk off Milo, Aegean by UC-74.

Neutrals

Brazil: 1,000 rioters burn c.300 German buildings in Porto Alegre (until April 17); 7,400 troops sent there and elsewhere.

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