Diary February 4, 1916

battlecruiser Goeben

The German battlecruiser Goeben.

Diary for Friday, February 4, 1916:

Sea War

Black Sea: Goeben carries Turk troops to Trebizond (until January 7).

Middle East

Mesopotamia: New Kut relief plan approved.

African Fronts

South Cameroons: Germans begin crossing into neutral Spanish Muni (until January 15), after 125­-mile retreat from Yaunde.


France: Prime Minister Briand meets Masaryk and is persuaded to give Czechs official support.

Home Fronts

Britain: Whole coastline prohibited to enemy resident aliens (all to register until February 14).

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