Diary January 3, 1916

Women workers Paris metro

Women are employed as workers in the Paris metro.

Diary for Monday, January 3, 1916:

Home Fronts

France: General Press Relations Directorate formed.
Britain: Clydeside Socialist newspaper Forward sup­pressed for 4 weeks.

Western Front

Brigade-General J Charteris becomes BEF Intelligence Chief (until January 24, 1918); his optimistic reports frequently mislead Haig.

African Fronts

Cameroons: French resume advance east from Mangeles, c. 600 British soldiers march south from Yaunde on January 5 where General Aymer­ich arrives on January 8.

Politics

Franco-British Ottoman Empire partition agreement.

Neutrals

Greece: Government protests against arrest of Central Powers’ Salonika consuls.

Call of War
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