THE GREAT WAR – November 1916

 

THE GREAT WAR – November 1916

Verdun

2nd Nov                                    French take Fort Vaux

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The Somme

13th Nov                                  British attack Beaumont Hamel

19th Nov                                  Battle of the Somme and Ancre Heights ends

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Eastern Front

5th Nov                                    Central Powers proclaim new Kingdom of Poland

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The Balkans

1st Nov                                    Ecaterina  Teodoroiu requests joining Romanian army

3rd /4th Nov                             Ecaterina Teodoroiu captured but escapes

6th Nov                                   Ecaterina Teodoroiu wounded

1st Nov                                  Germans launch attack against Targu Jiu

Mid-Nov                                Germany captured Targu Jiu

21st Nov                                Germans occupy Craiova

27th Nov                                  Germans began advance to Bucharest

19th Nov                                 Bulgaria/Germany abandoned Monastir to the Allies

21st Nov                                  Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph died

16th Nov                                  Flora Sandes wounded during assault of Monistar

30th Nov                                 Flora Sandes awarded Kara George Star

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Other Fronts

1st to 4th Nov                         Ninth Battle of Isonzo

7th Nov                                    America President Wilson re-elected

28th Nov                                 First aeroplane raid on London

Nov                                        Jellicoe appointed First Sea Lord

Nov                                          Churchill arrives in France

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