1916, Asiago, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Asiago, Battle of Verdun, Brusilov Offensive, casualties, Damloup, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Hampshire, Italy, Lord Kitchener, mines, Monte Cengio, Orkney, prisoners of war, Russia, Scotland, sinking, Vaux
Lord Kitchener and his staff lost in H.M.S. Hampshire, which strikes a mine off the Orkney Islands while on the way to Russia; 12 survivors subsequently washed ashore on a raft. Russian offensive proceeding; another 12,000 prisoners. Italian counter-attack on Monte Cengio; Austrian attacks on Asiago plateau repulsed. Further German assaults between Vaux and Damloup repulsed.