On This Day - 6 November 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)

Southern Front

German munition convoys arrive Ruschuk for Bulgaria and Turkey.

Asiatic and Egyptian Theatres

Ex-Khedive, Abbas-Hilmi sends resignation to Sultan of Turkey.  His intrigues in Italy unsuccessful.

Naval and Overseas Operations

Dutch government interns crew of German submarine U8.

Success at Banyo mountain (Cameroons) by General Cunliffe.

Political, etc.

Suspension of Globe for publishing misleading statements about Lord Kitchener, etc.  Latter is visiting near Eastern Theatre to report on situation.


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