Diary June 22, 1916

Dogfights over the Western Front.

Dogfights over the Western Front.

Diary for Thursday, June 22, 1916:

Air War

Germany: French bombers attack Karlsruhe (266 civilian casualties). Public outcry for protection across Germany.
Western Front­: Royal Flying Corps observers engage 198 targets (16 on June 23); 22 Anglo­-German air combats.

Western Front

Flanders: Narrow German penetration of British trenches at Givenchy.
Verdun: Germans introduce new phosgene (Green Cross) gas near Fleury. French gains at Fumin Chenois woods. Unsuccessful German attack on Hill 329.

Secret War

French agent David Bloch parachuted into Alsace in uniform, arrested on June 28, shot near Mulhouse on August 1.

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