Diary July 24, 1915
Diary for Saturday, July 24, 1915:
Poising as unarmed merchantmen, Q ships sailed in submarine-infested waters shelling unwary U-boats with their concealed guns.
Atlantic: Q-ship Prince Charles sinks U36.
Vosges: La Fontenelle-Laanois position stormed by French troops.
Baltic Provinces: Charge by 1,600 men of Russian 1st Cavalry Division checks Germans south of Mitau after Siberian infantry regiment gives way.
Dardanelles Committee refuses Churchill’s plea to plan for possible Suvla failure.
Western Front: Royal Flying Corps suspends all bombing missions except on GHQ direct orders due to lack of reliable bombsight.
USA: Secret Service find briefcase of German propaganda director on New York subway train.