Diary August 11, 1915

Killed French soldiers in their trenches

Killed French soldiers in their trenches.

Diary for Wednesday, August 11, 1915:

Western Front

Argonne: Unsuccessful German attacks at Marie­-Therese and La Fontaine-aux­-Charmes, more Argonne attacks fail on August 13.

Eastern Front

Western Russia: Dvinsk evacuated but Russians retake Kovarsk and Toviamy south-southwest of it next day.

Southern Fronts

Austrian Neue Freie Presse on Italian Front ‘The enemy knows how to look death in the face … Bersaglieri … fought until the last man had fallen’.

African Fronts

Cameroons: 5th Indian Light Infantry (595 soldiers) arrive at Duala.
South Tunisia: French garrison again reinforced, totals to more than 3,000 soldiers, 13 guns and 6 MGs.

Sea War

Adriatic: Austrian sub U12 sunk (1 survivor) by mine off Venice.
Channel: HM Special Service smack GRE sinks coastal submarine UB4 off Sussex coast.

Call of War
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