Sunday, July 12, 2015

Today -100: July 12, 1915: Of unworthy methods of making war

Field Marshal Sir John French regrets that the Germans have stooped to the use of asphyxiating gas, which he calls “this unworthy method of making war”.

The US Navy radios ships at sea to warn them that Frank Holt/Erich Muenter might have planted bombs on them too. The message is delayed because the Navy’s Bureau of Operations closes at night.

The Minnehaha, its fire put out and damages repaired, is back on its way to the UK.

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