Diary April 18, 1915

Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the British women’s movement.

Diary for Sunday, April 18, 1915:

Neutrals

Holland­: International Women’s Peace Congress opens in Hague (1,136 delegates from 12 countries). British Admiralty suspen­sion of ferries (22 April-1 May) stops 25 from Britain.

Middle East

India: First action at Hafiz Kor (Northwest Frontier) against Mohmands.

African Fronts

Southwest Africa: South African ‘South Force’ occupies Seeheim rail junction; Germans evacuate Keetman­shoop next day.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Italian Naval C-in-C receives Adriatic war plan.

Air War

Gallipoli: RNAS aircraft bomb (6 x 100lb bombs) and destroy hangar at Chanak with German aircraft inside.

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