1914, Battle of Bzura, Belgium, Chief of the German General Staff, Dardanelles, disease, Erich von Falkenhayn, fundraising, Germany, Great Britain, Helmuth von Moltke, HMS B11, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Mesudiye, monarchy, Norman Douglas Holbrook, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Navy, Poland, Royal Navy, Russia, sinking, The Times appeal, Turkey, Warsaw, Yser
Submarine B 11 (Lieutenant Holbrook, R.N.) entered the Dardanelles, and torpedoed the Turkish battleship Messudiyeh. The Times Fund reaches £750,000. Enemy withdrawing from Yser Canal. The Kaiser said to be better, and to have appointed von Falkenhayn as Chief of the German General Staff, superseding Count von Moltke. German offensive ineffective against the Russians.