On This Day - 30 October 1915
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)
Germans retake Butte de Tahure (Champagne).
Russian success near Tarnopol (Galicia); claim 8,000 prisoners; Germans claim 3,000.
Enemy takes Kraguyevats.
British support French at Gevgeli. Latter repulse Bulgars at Krivolak (Vardar River).
Naval and Overseas Operations
Nigerian and Gold Coast troops under Colonel Mayer successful in Cameroons.
Count W. Metternich appointed German Ambassador at Constantinople.