Diary February 23, 1915

U-boat close to victim

A U-boat closes in on one of its victims – a British steamer, probably sunk by gunfire.

Diary for Tuesday, February 23, 1915:

Western Front

Flanders: Field Marshal French refuses to relieve 2 French corps north of Ypres due to 29th Divisions going to Salonika, Joffre replies French attack alongside British postponed until March 7, 1915, Haig already discovers this on February 28.

Sea War

Channel: U8 (Stoss) sinks 5 British steamers off Beachy Head until next day, total of 15,049 ts.
Red Sea: French cruiser Desaix lands marines at Aqaba.

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