This week’s war: 108

Bold submarine feud in the North Sea. British submarine torpedoes German battleship of 18000 tons despite the fact that it was guarded by a torpedo flotilla.


Announcement that Italian and Russian troops have joined the British at Salonika. This looks as if a determined effort is to be made to cut the German line to Constantinople. Meanwhile Bulgarians have invaded Greece. Poor Greece! Her territory is now invaded by both sides. Thus is her neutrality rejected.

23rd August 1916. Diary entry of John Bruce Glasier, socialist and pacifist [Glasier Papers GP2/1/23]. This week’s war: 108.