Diary October 22, 1915

British troops Salonika

Troops of a British infantry battalion in Salonika.

Diary for Friday, October 22, 1915:

Southern Fronts

Serbia: Austrian 62nd Division cross river Drina from Bosnia, causing mass civilian exodus towards Novipazar.
Salonika: British troops authorized to leave and to help French.

Eastern Front

Baltic Provinces: Russian landing party repulses Germans near Dömesnes (western headland Gulf of Riga).

African Fronts

West Cameroons: c. 400 British take Bamenda and road junction south of Chang (October 24). Half of the Bamenda captors beat 100 Germans near Bagam on October 27.

Sea War

Black Sea: Russian Fleet bombards Varna (repeated on October 27).


Austria: CoS Conrad memo to Emperor hopes Serbia’s defeat may lead to peace.

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