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7 February 1915

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  • The British Foreign Office issues a statement justifying the Lusitania‚Äôs use of the US flag “for the purpose of evading capture at sea”.
  • The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes begins in East Prussia during a heavy snowstorm. Fighting between the German 8th and 10th Armies and the Russian 10th Army lasts until 22 February. The Germans push the Russians eastward into the Augustow Forest where they are decimated.