On This Day - 25 October 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

Furious fighting near Illukst, Uxkull, Lake district and Chartorysk.

Southern Front

Italian Trentino offensice successful.

Serbs fighting Bulgars north of Pirot.

Serbs recapture Veles.

Bulgars retire on Ishtip.

Naval and Overseas Operations

French success at Sende (Cameroons).

Political, etc.

Order in Council modifies Prize Law.

Greece only "loosing her sword" (King Constantine).


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