Diary December 16, 1915
Diary for Thursday, December 16, 1915:
Minister of War General Joseph Gallieni was military commander of Paris during the Battle of the Marne, and had no small influence on its outcome.
French War Minister Gallieni brings Verdun defences’ defects to Joffre‘s attention.
Flanders: British trench raid near Armentieres.
U-boat U24 (Schneider) sails from Heligoland to intercept troop transports entering Le Havre, sinks 5 ships worth 22,767t in Southwestern Approaches, but heavy weather forces return until January 4.