On This Day - 25 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

Salonika to be base of Allied operations.

Reply of Greek Government concurred in Allied Note.

British aircraft bomb Constantinople-Dedeagach railway.

Turkish activity in Gallipoli.

Asiatic and Egyptian Theatres

British retirement from Ctesiphon to Kut via Azizia.

Political, etc.

New recruiting campaign in Australia.  Mr. Hughes, the Premier, announces voluntary enlistment will be adhered to; very successful results.


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