1916, air raid, Battle of Verdun, Bethincourt, casualties, civilian casualties, England, Falahiyah, First Battle of Kut, France, George Frederick Gorringe, Germany, Great Britain, Haucourt, Imperial German Navy, Iraq, Kut, Ottoman Empire, prisoners of war, Royal Naval Air Service, Sanna-i-Yat, Shadegan, sinking, submarine, Turkey, Umm-el-Hanna, Verdun, Yorkshire, Zeppelin
German attack at Verdun wins the village of Haucourt; attack against Béthincourt fails. Turkish positions at Umm el Hannah, 20 miles from Kut, carried by General Gorringe; Turks retire to the Falahiyah and Sanna-i-Yat positions; the Falahiyah position carried. Anglo-French squadron sinks a German submarine; crew taken prisoners. Three Zeppelins raid the North-East coast; one apparently hit by gunfire; nine casualties.