Diary June 13, 1916

Paul v Lettow-Vorbeck

Paul v Lettow-Vorbeck is the commander of the German ‘Schutztruppe’ in East Africa. He is successful in resisting against his plenty opponents until the war’s end.

Diary for Tuesday, June 13, 1916:

African Fronts

East Africa: Pegasus gun slightly wounds Lettow at South Hill HQ against Kondoa Irangi.
Lake Nyasa: ­British land and occupy Alt Langenburg.

Western Front

Ypres: Canadians recapture Zillebeke-Sanctuary Wood positions lost on June 2.

Eastern Front

Brusilov offensive – Galicia: Lechitski retakes Sniatyn for third time in war.

Middle East

Arab Revolt: 1,000-strong Turk Mecca garrison surrenders after damaging Kiswa Mosque.
Egypt: 7 Egyptians suspected of German espionage arrested from two Cairo hotels.

Call of War
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