Diary March 22, 1915

German troops moving forward to Przemysl

German troops moving forward in their attempt to reach the besieged fortress of Przemysl.

Diary for Monday, March 22, 1915:

Eastern Front

Galicia – Przemysl surren­ders: 9 generals among 119,602 PoWs and 700 guns, 20% scurvy, 3 days rations left.

Western Front

Aisne: Germans bombard Soissons Cathedral until March 23.

Middle East

Dardanelles: Hamilton says his troops cannot be ready till April 14.

Sea War

Dardanelles: Admiral Robeck decides naval attack renewal not possible, troops needed. His CoS Keyes considers Dardanelles forceable with destroyer­-minesweepers after April 4.

Call of War
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