Diary March 19, 1916

Russian infantry in trenches

Russian infantry in trenches at Galicia.

Diary for Sunday, March 19, 1916:

Eastern Front

Galicia: Russian success northwest of Uscieczko bridgehead on river Dniester (until March 21).

Middle East

Egypt: Murray succeeds Maxwell as C-in-C after 2-day conference on Kut at Ismailia and Cairo. MEF and garrison renamed EEF on March 20.
South Persia­: Russians drive small German party from Isfahan.

African Fronts

East Africa: Royal Navy occupy Yambe island and Ulenge island (March 22), shells Tanga on March 22.

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