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In the Dardanelles, four French battleships (Gaulois, Charlemagne, Bouvet, and Suffren) enter the Straits to cover the bombardment of the defences of the Narrows by H.M.S. Agamemnon and Lord Nelson, by direct fire at 12,000 to 14,000 yards, two forts being put out of action. Germans in West Poland projecting petrol and other burning liquids on the opposing forces.