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26 March 1915

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  • The Leader reports that local militiamen must return their arms and associated equipment in order to supply the Expeditionary Force reinforcements with weapons
  • French soldiers capture the summit of Hartmannsweilerkopf on the Western front. The 956m high mountain peak in Alsace is of major strategic importance, providing a bird’s eye view into enemy territory. It is an area bitterly fought for by both sides during the course of the war.
  • French airmen bomb the Frescaty airfield near Metz in Bavaria with heavy calibre shells. One zeppelin is destroyed and several soldiers killed.