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Recording Campaigns on All Fronts and Collateral Events
From August 12 Up to and Including

September 11, 1916

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CAMPAIGN IN WESTERN EUROPE Aug. 12–French capture German trenches

north of the Somme from Hardecourt to.

Buscourt and win a foothold in Maurepas. Aug. 13-16-French and British Co-operate

north of the Somme and carry German

positions east of Maurepas-Clery road. Aug. 18-British close in on Ginchy and

Guillemont; French gain new grip on

Maurepas ; Germans driven out of Fleury. Aug. 19-British advance along eleven-mile

front on the Somme, capturing a ridge overlooking Thiepval and half a mile of

trenches west of High Wood. Aug. 22–British advance north of Bazentin;

French reach outskirts of Clery. Aug. 23–British capture 200 yards of

trenches south of Thiepval; French lose

ground south of Estrees. Aug. 24-French take all of Maurepas and

continue advance; British tighten grip on

Thiepval. Aug. 27- British capture 200 yards of German

trenches north of Bazentin-le-Petit; Germans again attack at St. Mihiel salient

and in Lorraine, but are repulsed. Aug. 31–French gain near Estrees and the

Soyecourt Wood. Sept. 3-Allies occupy Guillemont, Forest, and

Clery. Sept. French take Soyecourt and Chilly. Sept. 5-British gain foothold in Leuze Wood;

French capture the Hospital Farm Rainnette Wood and part of Marrière Wood

and take Ommiecourt. Sept. - British win Leuze Wood: French

push to outskirts of Chauines and to

(haulnes-Roye Railway. Sept. 7-French reach Roye-Peronne Rail

road and capture German trenches

Verdun front in Vaux-Chenois region. Sept. British gain on three-mile front be

tween High Wood and Leuze Wood; French in Verdun region capture trenches

east of Fleury. Sept 11-German assaults from Berny to

south of Chaulnes repulsed. CAMPAIGN IN EASTERN EUROPE Aug. 12–Russians cross the Koropiec at sey

eral points north of the Dniester and cap

ture Nadworna. Aug. 13–Russiang in Galicia seize Mary

arnpol. Agg. 14-Russians force their way across the

Zlota Lipa and capture the village of Tustobaby.

Aug. 15-Russians capture Jablonitza, reoc

cupy two villages south of the town, and

capture Zborow further north, Aug. 16-17-Teutons launch counterattacks

against Russians in region of Zlana River; Russians seize heights west ol Vorochta and Ardzemay, in the Carpa

thians. Aug 19–Russians break through Teuton

line on the Stokhod River and seize a

village sixty miles northwest of Kovel. Aug. 21-Russians advance in the Stokhod

region and press through two Carpa

thian passes toward Hungary. Aug. 23-27-Germans resume offensive south

of Brody ; Russians capture heights north and south of Koverla Mountain, on Hun

garian frontier. Aug. 28–Fighting begins

on

frontier of Transylvania as Rumania declares war

against Austria-Hungary. Aug. 30-Austrians driven out of Kronstadt

by Rumanians. Aug. 31–Rumanians seize Vulcan Pass; Aus

trians fall back west of Csik Szereda. Sept. 1-Rumanians occupy Petroseny ; Teul

tons in Galicia give way near Halicz. Sept. 2-Rumanians occupy Orsova and take

Hermannstadt. Sept. 3-Russians capture fortified positions

south of Rafailov, in the Carpathians and

in the region of Dornawatra. Sept, 4-Russians cross the Theniovka River,

in the Brzezany region; Rumanians occupy Borszek and Sz-Lelek, in Eastern

Transylvania. Sept. 7-Russians bombard Halicz, after seiz

ing the railroad lines. Sept. 8-Austrians abandon positions six

miles west of Csik Czereda, in Transylvania; Russians in Galicia drive Austro

Germans across the Gnita Lipa, Sept. 11-Rumanians occupy Helimbar.

ITALIAN CAMPAIGN Aug. 12-Italians capture Oppacchiasella, on

the Carso Plateau. Aug. 15-Austrian fleet sails from Trieste as

Italians advance to within thirteen miles of the port; Italians reach suburbs of

Tolmino, which are in flames. Aug. 16—Report that Germany is sending

troops to defend Trieste; Italians capture

trenches on Monte Pecinka. Aug. 27-Italian forces in the Carnic Alps

take Austrian positions on Cita Vallone. Aug. 28-- Austrians shell Gorizia. Aug. 29–Italian Alpini take Monte Caurlol,

on

Sept. 5-Italians take several commanding

positions of the Austrians on Punta del

Forane, in the Upper Bovi. Sept. 8Austrians repulsed at Civaron, in the Sugana Valley.

BALKAN CAMPAIGN Aug. 16-Allied forces on the Saloniki front

have captured the railroad station at Doiran and four villages at other points and are attacking the Bulgars on the

Serbian-Greek frontier. Aug. 18—Bulgars capture the Greek town of

Florina from the Serbs. Aug. 19---Bulgars seize two Greek forts on

the Struma and push patrols toward the port of Kavala ; Allies advance in centre

of line; British occupy Dolzzeli. Aug. 21-Anglo-French forces cross the

Struma and attack Bulgarian defenses

northeast of Seres. Aug. 22-Allies capture a series of heights

west of the Vardar River and halt the

Germans and Bulgarians on the Struma. Aug. 23-Bulgars wipe out Greek garrisons

of Starchista and Phea Petra; Seres bombarded; Greek volunteers flock to resist invasion; British and French repel attacks on the Struma line, while the Serbs capture 150 yards of Bulgarian trenches

near Kaimakcalam. Aug. 24–Russians concentrate troops on the

Bessarabian-Rumanian frontier and on the Russian Danube; Rumanians mass on the lower Danube and the Pruth; Serbs retake positions northwest of Ostrovo

Lake, on the Saloniki line. Aug. 27-Bulgars in Kavala shelled by Brit

ish warships; all but one of the Kavala forts taken; Bulgars enter Albania and

occupy Malik. Aug. 28--Serbians in Macedonia drive Byl

gars back near Vetrenik and in the Os

trovo region. Aug. 29-French advance toward the Ljum

nica River and Serbs advance toward

Vetrenik. Aug. 30-Bulgars seize Drama after a battle

with the Greek garrison. Sept. 1-Greek forces which left Seres to

resist Bulgar invasion of Macedonia captured by the Bulgars; Italians begin an offensive southeast of Aviona in Albania

and fight to join the Serbs, Sept. 3-German and Bulgarian troops cross

the Dobrudja frontier. Sept. 4-Rumanians repulse Teuton-Bulgar

attacks on the fortified town of Barsardjik; Italians in Albania make a raid

across the Voyusa River, near Avlona. Sept. 7 - Bulgar-German forces capture

Tutrakan fortress: Sept. 9-Bulgar-Teuton forces driven out

of Dobric; Serbs drive Bulgars from a

height west of Lake Ostrovo. Sept. 10 – Bulgar-Teuton forces capture

Silistra. Sept. 11-British cross the Struma and take

four villages; Serbs advance southward from Lake Ostrovo.

ASIA MINOR AND EGYPT Aug. 12-Turks occupy Kighli in Armenia

and pursue the Russians on the Bitlis

Mush line. Aug. 21-Turks advance in Persia ; Russians

withdraw toward Sandshoulak and

l'nshu. Aug. 23— Turkish offensive along the Ar

menian Black Sea stopped by the Rus

sians with the aid of the fleet. Aug. 24-Russians reoccupy Mush in Ar

menia. Au?. 2. Russians recover Bitlis. Sept. 1-2-Turkish offensive west of Gumush

khane and Erzingan checked by Rs.

sians. Sept. 11-Russians take Bana in Persia.

GERMAN EAST AFRICA Aug. 15_- Military coastal station of Baga

mojo captured by British naval forces, Aug. 18Belgians capture Karema. Aug. 22—British take Kilossa. Aug. 20—British Occu' y Mrogoro, the seat of the German Provisional Government.

AERONAUTICS Zeppelins raided England on the night of

Aug. 23, and again on the 24th. In the second raid eight persons were killed and thirty-six injured in the outskirts of London, On the night of Sept. 2, thirteen Zeppelins dropped bombs on the eastern counties, killing two persons and injuring thirteen. One machine Was brought down near London.

NAVAL RECORD Twenty-two vessels, belligerent and neutral,

have been sunk by submarines in the war

zone, and six in the Mediterranean Sea. The British Destroyer Lassoo was destroyed

by a German submarine in the English

('hannel. Two British light cruisers, the Nottingham

and the Falmouth, were sunk by German
submarines while searching for the Ger-
man high seas fleet. One German sub-
marine was destroyed.

MISCELLANEOUS
Italy declared war on Germany Aug. 27.

the same day Rumania declared War
against Austria - Hungary. In retalia-
tion Germany and Turkey declared war
on Rumania. On Aug. 29 Rumania pre-
sented an ultimatum to Bulgaria demand-
ing the evacuation of Serbian territory

and a herence to the Bucharest treaty. The Allies seized seven Teuton ships in

the harbor of Piraeus and made demands on the Greek Government for control of posts and telegraphs, including the wireless system, and the expulsion of Teuton agents. Greece complied. A serious revolution occurred in Macedonia as

result of the Bulgar invasion and martial law was proclaimed in several cities,

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HUMAN DOCUMENTS OF THE WAR:
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How I ESCAPED FROM THE GERMANS 256 THE TOUCHDOWN OF PRIVATE SNIPS 262
By Joseph W. Yoselevitch.

By an Eyewitness. TOMMY ATKINS'S VOCABULARY

259 THE DEVIL'S OWN AND God's Own . 263 By Maurice Dekobra.

By British Trade Unionists. SILHOUETTES FROM THE FRONT

261 FLIGHT ON A BLAZING AEROPLANE 277 By Baroness Stiernstedt.

By a British Officer.
THE DUTY OF THE NEW GERMANY

By Dr. Adolf von Harnack 265
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WHAT GERMAN CHILDREN ARE TAUGHT

DOES WAR LOWER THE BIRTH RATE? 272 REGARDING BELGIUM

266

By Giuseppe Sergi.
THE KAISER AND Louis xiv. :.

267
HINDENBURG'S POLibH LEGIONS

273 By Gellio Cassi.

By A. Grau-Wandmayer. RUSSIAN DEMOCRACY AND THE WAR 270 WAR AND INSANITY

276 By Vladimir Burtzeff.

By Dr. William Graham. GERMAN RED CROSS IN THE WORLD WAR

By Gen, Kurt W. von Pfuel 278
FRENCH MYSTICISM IN BATTLE

By Maurice Barres 280
PREMIERS AND MINISTERS ON WAR THEMES :
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THE DECISIVE STAGE OF THE WAR 283

EMIGRATION AFTER THE WAR... 294
By Aristide Briand.

By A. Bonar Law.
THE SEVEN CROSSES OF VERDUN

295 NO INTERFERENCE FROM NEUTRALS 286

By President Poincaré. By David Lloyd George.

AMERICA'S TREATMENT OF GERMANY 297 THIS WAR OF ANNIHILATION

289

By the German Crown Prince. By Dr. Bethmann Hollweg.

PLEDGE AGAINST A TRADE WAR

298

By Lord Robert Cecil.
ALLIES PAYING THE PRICE FOR ALL GAINS 293 THE CALL FOR A NEW WAR CREDIT . , 299
By Prince Rupprecht.

By Premier Asquith.
AMERICAN TACTICS IN THE PRESENT WAR

By Thomas G. Frothingham 301 THE WAR IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA

By James B. Macdonald 308 THE WAR AND RELIGION

By the Rev. Sidney M. Berry 315 NEW ZEALAND IN A NEW PHASE

By Spencer Brodney

318 LORD BRYCE'S REPORT ON TURKISH ATROCITIES IN ARMENIA

321 Protest of German Teachers Against Massacres of Armenians

335 The Total of Armenian and Syrian Dead

By Dr. W. W. Rockwell 337 AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ATROCITIES IN SERBIA Report by Professor Reiss 339 PRISONERS OF WAR AND THEIR TREATMENT

345 2,658,283 Prisoners Held by the Central Powers

344 Civilians Interned in England

By a London Journalist 349 Underfed Prisoners at Ruhleben

Report by Dr. Taylor 351 A SPANIARD'S LIFE IN GERMAN PRISONS

By Valentin Torras y Closa 355 THE EUROPEAN WAR AS SEEN BY CARTOONISTS 26 Cartoons, All Nations 363 PROGRESS OF THE WAR

Chronology to October 11 383

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