25th February, 1915 (Thursday)

BORN TODAY:  in Jaslo in the Carpathian mountains of Poland – Edward Roman Pilch, fighter pilot with the 302 “Poznanski” Squadron of the British RAF who died in an accident while practising dogfights in a Hurricane WX-X R2687 over Sussex in February 1941, shortly before his 26th birthday.



The Dardanelles: After delays caused by bad weather, the Anglo-French assault on the Turkish outer forts resumes today.


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