1916, artillery, Battle of Verdun, Belgium, Bitlis, Douaumont, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, International Trench, Ottoman Empire, Russia, trenches, Turkey, Vaux, Verdun, weapons, Woevre, Ypres
German artillery activity to the north of Verdun and in the Woevre. Germans penetrate into village of Douaumont; furious street fighting; attack on village of Vaux repulsed. British recapture the “International Trench” to the south-east of Ypres. Russians capture Bitlis and take six guns.