6/5/1915 Russia attacks in the Caucasus

Things might not be going so well for the Russians in Galicia, but in the Caucasus Yudenich thinks it is time his men took the war to the Turks. Having already sent forces to raise the siege of Van, he now orders an advance towards Erzurum, further to the north and closer to the Russian border. But Turkish resistance is stronger than expected; Russian progress is slow.

Eastern Anatolia (The Great War Blog)

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