Diary June 18, 1915
Diary for Friday, June 18, 1915:
Captured French soldiers on the way to the rear.
Artois: Second Battle of Artois ends at Foch‘s bidding, 25 square miles ‘liberated’ (official date but heavy clashes continue, French XXI Corps losses 18,000 men by June 20).
Eastern Tripolitania: Tarhuna‘s 3 Italian battalions wiped out in breakout 40 miles south of Tripoli; 2 relief columns foiled.
Adriatic: Austrian squadron shells Fano.
Britain: Two Glasgow iron ore merchants jailed for trading with Krupps.