22nd March 1915 (Monday)

BORN TODAY: Ian Cameron Jackson – details available from the UK National Archives for 3.3 British Pounds “1 file, approximately 0Mb” or “view free at the National Archives.. see our opening times”



Eastern Front: After a 133 day siege, Russian troops finally capture Przemysl (then in the Austro-Hungarian empire, now in  Poland) taking 120,000 prisoners and 700 artillery pieces.


Dardanelles: The Allied naval command decides to postpone any further naval attempt on the straits until land forces are brought into the attack from collection bases around the eastern Mediterranean [Burg & Purcell].


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