Diary November 20, 1915

rench Canon de 75 mle 1897 battery

A rare scene: part of a French Canon de 75 mle 1897 battery in a open field position near Elberfeld at the end of 1915. In a short time such positions are driven to shelters in trenches.

Diary for Saturday, November 20, 1915:

Western Front

French artillery active at different points.
Meuse: German set of mines exploded in Bois des Chevaliers (Meuse Heights).

Southern Fronts

Serbia: Bulgars force French south of river Crna.

Politics

Canada declares war on Turkey and Bulgaria.

Neutrals

Greece: King Constantine assures Kitchener that Greece will never attack Allies but will attack Bulgaria if Germany uninvolved.
Germany offers Greece RM 40 millions loan, accepted on November 22.

Call of War
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