1914, Allies, Battle of the Vistula River, Belgium, British Empire, Cameroon, civilian casualties, Dixmude, economy, Flanders, food, France, German Empire, German Kamerun, Germany, merchant shipping, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, Portuguese Navy, refugees, Russia, sinking, SM U-17, SS Amiral Ganteaume, submarine, sugar, torpedo-boat, trade, Warsaw
The German rush in Northern France is stemmed, the Allies’ front between the coast and Dixmude being maintained “along the general line.” The Germans defeated before Warsaw are beaten in rearguard actions. The Colonial Office issues a summary of the military operations in Nigeria and the German Cameroon (August 25-September 20). The rebel Maritz is totally defeated and flees into German territory. Portuguese naval reserves called up. The price of sugar is further reduced. Disaster to the French liner Amiral Ganteaume, with 2,500 refugees, who are rescued.