24 April 1915 - 2nd Battle of Ypres. The Germans release a 2nd attack of chlorine gas, this time against the Cdn lines. ILLUSTRATION: There are no photos of the 2nd Battle of Ypres. The Canadians would not yet hire an official photographer for another year. And the British Army had confiscated all cameras in early 1915. We are left to the newspaper illustrations of the day. This one, called "Men Under Gas" from the Times History of the War Illustrated, 1915.
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 3 'Pastoral' Vaughan Williams composed his third symphony, 'A Pastoral Symphony', after he returned to England from active service as an officer in the Royal Garrison Artillery on the Western Front. Earlier in the war, he had served as a stretcher-bearer in the Royal Army Medical Corps in France and Salonika.