Diary June 18, 1915

Captured French soldiers

Captured French soldiers on the way to the rear.

Diary for Friday, June 18, 1915:

Western Front

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).

African Fronts

Eastern Tripolitania: Tarhuna‘s 3 Italian battalions wiped out in breakout 40 miles south of Tripoli; 2 relief columns foiled.

Sea War

Adriatic: Austrian squadron shells Fano.

Home Fronts

Britain: Two Glasgow iron ore merchants jailed for trading with Krupps.

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