On This Day - 28 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)

Eastern Front

German 82nd Divisional Staff surprised and taken prisoner near Pinsk; two generals captured.

Southern Front

Bulgarian and Austro-Germans advancing on Monastir.

Successful Italian attacks on the Carso and slopes to the north-west.

Lord Kitchener visits Greece, south-east and Italian fronts.

German H.Q. report main operations closed in Serbia.

Naval and Overseas Operations

German submarine and aeroplane destroyed by British seaplanes off Belgium.

Political, etc.

Patriotic proclamation by King Nicholas of Montenegro.

Greek Government replies to Allies.


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