Diary December 23, 1915

Robert Georges Nivelle

Born 1856 in France, Robert Georges Nivelle climbed rapidly the military career ladder and became from the commander of an artillery regiment in 1914 the commander of an army corps, which should be distinguished at Verdun.

Diary for Thursday, December 23, 1915:

Western Front

France: Nivelle promoted to command French III Corps.

African Fronts

Cameroons: Final British advance on Yaunde resumes in 4 columns.

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