War Diary December 22, 1914

Indian Army machine-gun team

Indian Army soldiers in Flanders fire a Hotcchkiss Mk I from a protected position.

War Diary World War One for Tuesday, December 22, 1914:

Western Front

Flanders: British I Corps relieves Indian Corps and German pressure eases at Givenchy, lost trenches regained next day.
Champagne: ­French I Corps gains ground near Beausejour Farm.

African Fronts

South Africa: Maritz’s rebel troops raid and defeat loyal Boers.

Home Fronts

France: Prime Minister Viviani statement on war, Chamber votes new credits on December 26.
Britain: War costing now £14.5 millions per week.

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