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26 April 1915

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  • The Leader reports action in the Dardanelles
  • Italy signs the Treaty of London, effectively joining the war on the Allied side. In 1914, Italy had been a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • The German armed merchant cruiser Kronprinz Wilhelm is interned at Portsmouth, Virginia. The vessel had docked several weeks earlier, having run out of fuel and food supplies. The vessel would be seized by the United States on 6 April 1917.