1914, air raid, Aisne, Allies, Basra, Battle of Basra, Battle of Lodz, British Empire, casualties, Champagne, Flanders, France, German Army, Germany, Great Britain, Honourable Artillery Company, India, Indian Army, Iraq, London Scottish Regiment, Lowicz, occupation, Ottoman Empire, Paul von Hindenburg, Persia, Persian Gulf, Petrograd, Poland, prisoners of war, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Navy, Russia, Squadron-Commander E. F. Briggs, trenches, Turkey, Warsaw, Zeppelin
Petrograd reports large German forces under Hindenburg near Lowitz, towards Warsaw. Allies stop the enemy from further entrenching on the Aisne and in Champagne. Letters from the front arriving to-day describe fighting by the H.A.C. and again by the London Scottish. The city of Basra, at the head of the Persian Gulf, occupied by British forces from India. British airmen raid the Zeppelin factory at Friedrichshafen, Squadron-Commander Briggs, R.N., being brought down and slightly wounded by the enemy.