Diary August 22, 1916

Turkish officers Galicia

Officers of the Turkish troops, which were sent in support to the Eastern Front to Galicia.

Diary for Tuesday, August 22, 1916:

Eastern Front

Galicia: Turk 19th (arrived August 13) and 20th Divisions (Gallipoli veterans) take over 12-mile sector between Suedarmee German divisions.

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: Haig chides Rawlinson for failing to take Guillemont. German counter­-attacks at Guillemont repulsed on August 23.

Southern Fronts

Italian Front: Italian successes in Dolomites (and on August 24).
Macedonia: Bulgar First Army storms Serb ridge west of lake Ostrovo five times only to be thrown off; take only onb position on August 23. British lorries bring up Serb reinforcements.

Call of War
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