1915, Allies, blockade, bombardment, British Prime Minister, Champagne, Dardanelles, First Battle of Champagne, fortress, France, French Army, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, H. H. Asquith, Kephez, Ottoman Empire, Royal Navy, trenches, Turkey
Mr. Asquith announces the reply of Great Britain to the German campaign of “piracy and pillage” Commodities of any kind are to be prevented, by means of the Allied Fleets, from reaching or leaving the German Empire. Abortive attacks by the enemy in Champagne, the centre of the French line of 500 miles, where heavy fighting, in the main favourable to the Allies, has been going on. Progress in the Dardanelles. British battleships go 10 miles up the straits and bombard forts on Cape Kephez and opposite on the European shore.