Diary December 24, 1916

British cavalry charging

British cavalry charging in the Middle East.

World War One Diary for Sunday, December 24, 1916:

Middle East

Mesopotamia: British cavalry blow up Arab Fort Gusab 18 miles southeast of Kut.

Eastern Front

Dobruja: Bulgars attack Sakharov Macin bridgehead east of Braila, fails again on December 31.

Air War

Mesopotamia: First British aircraft over Baghdad since November 1915, Hereward de Havilland‘s BE2c.

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