Diary March 2, 1915

Killed Russians

By German artillery fire killed Russian soldiers.

Diary for Tuesday, March 2, 1915:

Eastern Front

Poland: Russian Twelfth Army night attacks until March 4 west of river Bobr fail – 21,000 casualties and 2 armoured cars were no help.
Bukovina: Russians bombard Czernowitz. Reinforced Austrians fail to cross river Pruth until March 17 and raiders over river Dniester repelled on March 23.
Galicia: Mannerheim GOC Russian 12th Cavalry Division, succeeds Kaledin.

Western Front

Champagne: Germans counter-attacking near Perthes.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: 14,400 British troops and 40 guns and 500 Indian cavalry disengage from 1,500-2,000 Turkish soldiers near Shaiba.

Air War

Western Front: Royal Flying Corps (No 3 Squadron) first uses new box-type ‘A’ camera to photo German trenches.

Home Fronts

Austria: Metal Collection Week.
South Africa: White Book on rebellion issued, Parliament debates next day.

Call of War
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