1915, air raid, Battle of Festubert, Belgium, British Army, Dunkirk, Eastchurch, England, Flanders, France, fundraising, Germany, Great Britain, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, lightship, Nieuport, North Sea, Ramsgate, Second Battle of Ypres, The Times appeal, weapons, Westgate-on-Sea, Ypres, Zeppelin
A Zeppelin that attacked Ramsgate early this morning was chased off by Eastchurch and Westgate machines as far as the West Hinder Lightship. When off Nieuport she was attacked by eight naval machines from Dunkirk. While the First British Army has been dealing the enemy a severe blow to the south of Ypres, the French troops to the north have considerable success. The Times Fund over 1¼ million sterling.
1915, American Secretary of State, Battle of Aubers Ridge, Battle of Festubert, British Army, civilian casualties, Festubert, France, Germany, Great Britain, Richebourg l'Avoue, RMS Lusitania, Second Battle of Artois, sinking, United States of America, William Jennings Bryan
Our First Army makes a successful attack between Richebourg l’Avoué and Festubert, breaking the enemy’s line over the greater part of a two-mile front. The full text of the United States Note to Germany is published to-day. It is a warning against the recurrence of such outrages as the sinking of the Lusitania.