Diary December 28, 1915

League with the Kaiser

The British people is made clear by this propaganda poster: Who consumed too much, helps the Germans !

Diary for Tuesday, December 28, 1915:

Home Fronts

Britain: Cabinet decides for conscription.

Western Front

Last of Indian Corps leaves France. Artillery activity near Armentieres and Ypres.

Eastern Front

Baltic Provinces: Latvian troops rout Germans on river Aa.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: British 29th Brigade sent by sea round Khalkidike Peninsula to complete defence line east of Gulf to Rendina, ie the sea.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: Turks begin fortifying line 3 miles east of Sheikh Sa’ad against Kut relief force.

Sea War

Adriatic: French submarine Archimede torpedoes and sinks Austrian transport Kupa off Cape Pianka.

Politics

USA: Colonel House sails for Europe.
Britain: British War Committee agree main 1916 effort to be on Western Front.

Neutrals

USA: New York Federal Grand Jury indicts German Captain Rintelen and 7 Americans with conspiracy to restrain foreign trade.
Sweden: 4000 lb German-bound rubber seized in Ford’s ‘peace ship’ Oscar II.

Call of War
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