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  • The Red Cross Society meets at the Orange Town Hall to accept donations for sick and wounded soldiers. Items requested include insecticide, vaseline, toothbrushes, playing cards and bootlaces. Red Cross appeal
  • Russian troops reach the west bank of the Dniester River in the Ukraine
  • Turkish positions on the coast of Anatolia are bombarded by the Russian Black Sea fleet
  • German submarine U-21 torpedoes the French cruiser Amiral Charner off the coast of Syria. The vessel sinks in¬†under five mines; all but one of the 427 crew drown, a raft with the sole survivor is recovered five days later.
Amiral Charner. Image courtesy Service Historique de la Marin.

Amiral Charner. Image courtesy Service Historique de la Marin.