Diary November 2, 1915

German light 10.5-cm field howitzer 98/09

German light 10.5-cm field howitzer 98/09 in a covered firing position.

Diary for Tuesday, November 2, 1915:

Western Front

Flanders: Ypres again heavily bombarded.
France: ­Maunoury succeeds Gallieni as Paris Military Governor.

Middle East

Gallipoli: Monro estimates evacuation loss at 30-40%, visits Egypt until November 8.

African Fronts

East Africa: Tighe orders planning for Kilimanjaro offensive. Prelim deployment approved (November 29).

Politics

Britain: Asquith declares Serb inde­pendence essential war aim and compulsory service possible.
China: Government rejects Japan’s advice re royalist movement. Princes vote for monarchy (November 5).

Home Fronts

Britain: Asquith pledges single men call up before married, conscription only by general consent.

Call of War
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