1916, Austria-Hungary, Battle of the Somme, Battle of Verdun, Carpathians, France, Germany, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, Le Transloy, monarchy, Poland, Predeal, Romania, Royal Navy, Russia, Sailly-Saillisel, St Pierre Vaast Wood, submarine, Vaux, Warlencourt
French capture most of Saillisel, and attack St. Pierre Vaast Wood. British progress on 1,000 yards front near Butte de Warlencourt, and attack Le Transloy; part of their gains subsequently lost. French take all Vaux village. Germany and Austria-Hungary proclaim an “independent State of Poland,” with an “hereditary Monarchy and Constitution.” German success west of Predeal, and south-east of Roter Turm Pass. German battleship torpedoed by British submarine in North Sea.