Diary February 18, 1915

propaganda painting for the war entry of Italy

On this propaganda painting for the war entry of Italy, Wilhelm II and Franz Joseph attacking the French national symbol Marianne – and the Italian neutralists watching indifferent.

Diary for Thursday, February 18, 1915:

Neutrals

Italy: Anti-Austrian demonstrations at reopening of Parliament.

Western Front

Champagne: French repel five night counter-attacks and capture 2 redoubts until next day.
Vosges­: French recapture Xon-Norroy.

Eastern Front

Galicia: Austrian river Dunajec attack near Tarnow checked until next day.

African Fronts

East Africa: British Voi-Taveta Railway line ordered.

Sea War

Germany: Postpone of U-boat offensive start to February 22.

Home Fronts

Britain: King and Queen visit exchanged PoWs from Germany.

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