On This Day - May 1915-19
The source and introduction for the daily chronology of the war contained within this section can be read here.
The table below provides links to daily summaries for each day of the war for the month of May during the years 1915-19.
Entries for other months of the war are listed in the sidebar to the right.
The sidebar to the right lists other months currently available.
Photographs accompanying each page, courtesy of the Photos of the Great War website, feature a broad range of subjects and theatres, and do not relate to any given day's entries.
"Drum Fire" was an artillery barrage fired not in salvo but by each gun in succession.
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