The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
7th January 1915On this day:
- German Bombing Policy 1915 Proposals to bomb England were first made by Paul Behncke, deputy chief of the German Naval Staff, in August 1914. These were backed by Alfred von Tirpitz, who wrote that "The measure of the success will lie not only in the injury which will be caused to the enemy, but also in the significant effect it will have in diminishing the enemy's determination to prosecute the war".
The campaign was approved by the Kaiser on 7 January 1915, who at first forbade attacks on London, fearing that his relatives in the British Royal Family might be injured.
- 7th Jan 1915 2nd Queens in trenches
- 7th Jan 1915 1st East Lancs suffer sniping
- 7th Jan 1915 Under Attack
- 7th Jan 1915 In the Trenches
- 7th Jan 1915 In the Flanders Trenches
- 7th Jan 1915 Loop Holes
- 7th Jan 1915 Reconnaissance
- 7th Jan 1915 Baths
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