On This Day - 24 September 1915

Spotlights over Paris Theatre definitions: Western Front comprises the Franco-German-Belgian front and any military action in Great Britain, Switzerland, Scandinavia and Holland.  Eastern Front comprises the German-Russian, Austro-Russian and Austro-Romanian fronts.  Southern Front comprises the Austro-Italian and Balkan (including Bulgaro-Romanian) fronts, and Dardanelles.  Asiatic and Egyptian Theatres comprises Egypt, Tripoli, the Sudan, Asia Minor (including Transcaucasia), Arabia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, China, India, etc.  Naval and Overseas Operations comprises operations on the seas (except where carried out in combination with troops on land) and in Colonial and Overseas theatres, America, etc.  Political, etc. comprises political and internal events in all countries, including Notes, speeches, diplomatic, financial, economic and domestic matters.  Source: Chronology of the War (1914-18, London; copyright expired)

Eastern Front

Varying encounters all along Russian front.

Southern Front

Austrian aeroplanes bomb Pozharevats; enemy attempts to cross the Drina frustrated.

Bulgarian Premier states mobilisation not directed against Serbia.

Political, etc.

Liquor Control Regulations applied to the area of "Greater London".

MM. Take Jonescu and Filipescu demand mobilisation of Romanian Army.

National Registration Bill passed in New Zealand.


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