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Collection Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914 to 1919

1915

  • Jan. 24

    Naval battle off Dogger Bank.

    [Detail] "French-Algerian Cavalry Advancing in Northern France." New York Times, January 31, 1915, 1.
  • Feb. 2

    Turks defeated on Suez Canal.

  • Feb. 18

    U-boat "blockade" of England.

  • Feb. 25

    Allied fleet attacked Dardanelles.

  • March 10

    British captured Neuve Chapelle.

  • March 22

    Russians took Przemysl.

  • April 22

    Second battle of Ypres begun; first gas attack by Germans.

  • April 25

    Allied landing in Gallipoli.

  • May 3

    Battle of the Dunajec.

  • May 6

    Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli.

  • May 7

    Lusitania torpedoed.

  • May 8

    Germans occupied Libau.

  • May 11

    German repulse at Ypres.

  • May 12

    General Botha occupied Windhuk.(Africa.)

  • May 10

    Russian retreat to the San.

  • May 23

    Italy declared war on Austria.

  • May 25

    British Coalition Cabinet formed.

  • June 2

    Italians crossed Isonzo.

  • June 3

    Russians evacuated Przemysl.

  • June 22

    Austro-Germans recaptured Lemberg.

  • July 2

    Pommern sunk in Baltic.

  • July 9

    German Southwest Africa conquered.

  • July 24

    Nasiriyeh, on Euphrates, taken.

  • Aug. 4

    Fall of Warsaw.

  • Aug. 5

    Fall of Ivangorod.

  • Aug. 6

    New landing at Suvla Bay. Germans took Warsaw.

  • Aug. 8

    General Birdwood's advance at Anzac.

  • Aug. 17

    Fall of Kovno.

  • Aug. 18

    Russian victory in Riga Gulf.

  • Aug. 19

    Fall of Novo-Georgievsk.

  • Aug. 21

    Cotton declared contraband.

  • Aug. 25

    Fall of Brest-Litovsk.

  • Sept. 1

    General Alexeieff as Chief of Staff.

  • Sept. 2

    Fall of Grodno.

  • Sept. 5

    Czar as Generalissimo.

  • Sept. 7

    Russian victory near Tarnapol.

  • Sept. 18

    Fall of Vilna.

  • Sept. 21

    Russian retreat ended.

  • Sept. 25

    Battle of Loos and Champagne.

  • Sept. 28

    Victory at Kut-el-Amara.

  • Oct. 4

    Russian ultimatum to Bulgaria.

  • Oct. 5

    Allied landing at Saloniki.

  • Oct. 6

    Austro-German invasion of Serbia.

  • Oct. 9

    Belgrade occupied.

  • Oct. 14

    Bulgaria at war with Serbia.

  • Oct. 17

    Allied note to Greece.

  • Oct. 22

    Bulgarians occupy Uskub.

  • Oct. 28

    M. Briand French Premier.

  • Nov. 5

    Fall of Nish.

  • Nov. 22

    Battle of Ctesiphon.

  • Nov. 29

    British withdrew from Ctesiphon.

  • Dec. 2

    Fall of Monastir.

  • Dec. 3

    General Townshend at Kut.

  • Dec. 9

    Allied retreat in Macedonia.

  • Dec. 13

    Saloniki lines fortified.

  • Dec. 15

    Haig British Commander in Chief.

  • Dec. 19

    Withdrawal from Gallipoli.

  • Dec. 25

    Turkish defeat at Kut.

Excerpted from The War of the Nations: Portfolio of Rotogravure Etchings, 526-27.

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