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5 March 1915

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  • The Leader reports that most of the Australians in hospital in Cairo are suffering from influenza and pneumonia. In addition there are several men who sustained injuries during a fall from the pyramid at Cheops.
  • The Greek Prime Minister – Eleftherios Venizelos – offers Greek naval and military forces for Allied operations at the Dardanelles
  • British naval forces under the command of Vice Admiral Richard Peirse commence bombardment of the ancient Turkish city of Smyrna