1916, American President, Battle of Verdun, British East Africa, British Empire, Champagne, Corbeaux Wood, Douaumont, Forges-sur-Meuse, France, Germany, Jan Christiaan Smuts, Kilimanjaro, Ottoman Empire, Rize, Rizeh, Russia, submarine, Trabzon, Trebizond, trenches, Turkey, United States of America, Verdun, Woodrow Wilson
Germans capture Fresnes, south-east of Verdun; French retake nearly all the Corbeaux Wood south of Forges; German attack near Douaumont repulsed. French recapture trenches in Champagne. Russian progress towards Trebizond; Rizeh occupied. General Smuts advances against Kilimanjaro area. President Wilson’s policy re submarine warfare endorsed by House of Representatives.