1916, Alexander Trepov, Alexandria, Arges, Austria-Hungary, Battle of the Arges, Bucharest, Carpathians, communications, Constantinople, Germany, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, Pitesti, prisoners of war, railway, retreat, Romania, Russia, Russian Prime Minister, Sulta, Trotus, weapons
Enemy progress in Rumania; heavy fighting in the Arges Valley; Rumanian retirement along the Pitesti–Bukarest railway, Germans allege 1st Army Headquarters captured and over 6,000 prisoners taken. Rumanian resistance south-east of Bukarest; enemy driven back on the Alexandria road; 26 guns taken and Comana and Gostinari recaptured. Slight Russian progress in Trotus and Sulta valleys, north of the Rumanian frontier. Serious crisis in Greece; King Constantine offers to surrender eight batteries instead of 10 demanded. M. Trepoff, new Russian Premier, announces Allies have acknowledged Russia’s right to Constantinople and the Straits.