1915, air raid, Argonne, Basra, Battle of Shaiba, England, Euphrates, food, France, Germany, grain, Great Britain, Iraq, Katwyk, merchant shipping, Netherlands, Northumberland, Ottoman Army, Ottoman Empire, retreat, Shaibah, sinking, St Mihiel, submarine, trade, Turkey, weapons, Zeppelin
A Zeppelin visits the North-East Coast in the Tyne district, doing little damage. French ascendancy again asserts itself in the Argonne. A Dutch vessel, the Katwyk, torpedoed, without warning, by a German submarine off the Dutch coast. She had a cargo of grain for the Dutch Government. Heavy fighting on the Euphrates. British victories, and rout of 15,000 Turks, who abandon equipment, stores, and 700,000 rounds of rifle and 450 boxes of gun ammunition.