13th April 1915 (Tuesday)

BORN TODAY:

~ in New Mexico – Sue Baier Ferris, “Beauty Queen, Homemaker, Business Woman and Philanthropist”.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45549895

~ In St Louis, Missouri – Lillian Kroener, Miss Illinois, 1933.

http://missamerica1933.com/contestants/il-kroener.html

War!

War on two fronts: The German High Command, having concluded that no real progress is feasible on the Western Front for the forseeable future, turns its attention, and in due course more of its forces, back to the East.

http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/second-ypres-1915/prelude/german-aims.htm

The Western Front: Private August Jaeger of the German 234. Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment (51. Reserve-Division) deserts to the French trenches, bringing news that his compatriots are plannning to use asphyxiating gas in their upcoming attacks…

http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/second-ypres-1915/prelude/deserter-jaeger.htm

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