Diary October 16, 1915

Women and children  plowing

Women and children plowing in France. Because of the war, agriculture looked back like in pre-industrial times.

Diary for Saturday, October 16, 1915:

Home Fronts

France: Food Supply Ministry organized.

Southern Fronts

Serbia: Bulgars storm frontier forts east of Zajecar. Gallwitz has advanced only 8 miles on 40-mile front for 5,000 casualties since October 7. Serbs retreat about another 9 miles south of Belgrade to new line against Austrian units under Kövess.

Sea War

Allied blockade of Bulgarian Thrace begins.

Politics

FRANCE DECLARES WAR ON BULGARIA.

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