On This Day - 30 June 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)

Western Front

Failure of German attacks at Bagatelle (Argonne) and Metzeral.

Eastern Front

Germans cross Gnila Lipa line.

Austro-German advance from Tomashov.

Germans claim 150,650 prisoners in June.

Southern Front

Dardanelles: French take six lines of Turkish trenches.

General Gouraud wounded, succeeded by General Bailloud.

Political, etc.

Welsh miners' dispute settled.

Changes in Russian Cabinet.


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