September 23, 1916

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Zeppelin raid by probably not more than 12 airships on London, and Eastern, South-Eastern, and East Midland counties; two brought down in Essex; one in flames by an aeroplane, and one, crew of which surrendered, by gunfire; 38 killed and 125 injured. Serbians drive back Bulgarians 300 yards in the Kaymaktchalan plateau.

September 22, 1916

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German counter-attack west of Mouquet Farm repulsed. French draw nearer to Combles. German seaplane over Dover.

September 20, 1916

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German counter-offensive against French on the Somme fails. French success at Verdun, south of Thiaumont Work and in eastern part of Vaux-Chapitre Wood. Italian advance east of Gorizia near Santa Caterina and on the Carso east of the Vallone. Austrians capture the Vulcan Pass: Rumanian retreat. Fighting in the Dobrudja at a standstill; Germans, Bulgars, and Turks in retreat, after severe repulse.

September 19, 1916

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German and Bulgarian attacks on RasovaTuzla line defeated. Rumanians fall back south of Petrosény. Allied blockade of Greek coast from mouth of Struma to mouth of Mesto.

September 18, 1916

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British progress north-west of Combles, north of Martinpuich and east of Courcelette. French capture Deniécourt; more than 1,600 prisoners taken. Franco-Russian troops take Florina. Heavy fighting at Merisov, Transylvania; Rumanians moving towards Hatszeg.

September 16, 1916

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British gains in vicinity of Courcelette extended on a front of about 1,000 yards; the Danube trench and the strong work at Mouquet Farm taken. Russian attacks north of Halicz along the Narajowka and Zlota Lipa; nearly 4,000 prisoners. Russo-Rumanian forces in Dobrudja retiring to Rasovo-Tuzla line.

September 15, 1916

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Great British Advance on the Somme, on a six-mile front from north of Albert-Bapaume road to Bouleaux Wood, to a depth of 2,000 to 3,000 yards; Flers, Martinpuich, and Courcelette, the whole of High Wood, and most of Bouleaux Wood taken; new heavy armoured cars used for the first time; over 4,000 prisoners. French capture trenches south of Rancourt, and a system of trenches north of Le Priez Farm. South of the Somme the French advance east of Deniécourt, and north-east of Berny. Italians capture San Grado. Allied advance in Macedonia; heights overlooking Florina captured. General Smuts‘s columns reach south of Uluguru Hills and effect junction near Kissaki; Van Deventer approaching the Great Ruaha River on the road to Mahenge.