July 1915

A year of war. Armenian genocide. The end of German resistance in South West Africa. One Battle of the Isonzo ends, another begins. Victories for Britain in Mesopotamia and Germany in Poland. The flame thrower. America threatens war.

1/7/1915

German South West Africa: the end is nigh

4/7/1915

Turkey’s extermination of the Armenians continues

5/7/1915

Lahej: a British defeat in southern Arabia

7/7/1915

The Battle of the Isonzo draws to a close

9/7/1915

South West Africa: German resistance comes to an end

10/7/1915

Manzikert: Russia attacks

11/7/1915

Battle of the Rufiji Delta: doom of the Königsberg

13/7/1915

Germany launches another offensive in the East

15/7/1915

Britain takes a step towards conscription

16/7/1915

Manzikert: the Turks counterattack

18/7/1915

The Second Battle of the Isonzo: Italy attacks again

19/7/1915

Striking miners shut down the Welsh coal fields

20/7/1915

France attacks in the Vosges

21/7/1915

The Welsh coal miners’ strike is over

21/7/1915

Warsaw: the German noose tightens

Aden: Britain chases off the Turks

Turkey advances against Russia and continues extermination of the Armenians

Wilson’s third “Lusitania” note: the United States threatens war

22/7/1915

Russia’s “Great Retreat”

24/7/1915

Mesopotamia: Britain attacks Nasiriya

25/7/1915

Mesopotamia: Nasiriya falls, Britain contemplates further advances

26/7/1915

Italy and Austria-Hungary feed the Isonzo meat grinder

30/7/1915

Germany deploys a new horror: the flame thrower

31/7/1915

Turkish advances force abandonment of Van

See also:

1915 Who’s Who

June 1915

Monthly archive

@ww1liveblog (Twitter)

World War 1 Live Blog (Facebook)

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