Diary November 7, 1916

Female supporters campaign for US President Woodrow Wilson

Female supporters campaign for US President Woodrow Wilson.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, November 7, 1916:

Neutrals

USA: WILSON RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT. Jeanette Rankin (Montana) first Congress-woman.
Greece: Admiral Fournet seizes Salamis naval arsenal, sees King on November 9.

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: British gain ground east of Butte de Warlencourt and repulse night counter-attack at Beaumont Hamel. French capture Ablaincourt and Pressoir south of Somme, repulse German counter-attacks on November 12, 14 and 15.

Eastern Front

Transylvania: Falkenhayn repulsed in Tolgyes Pass (northern) sector but drives beyond Vulcan and Predeal Passes. His Group Kraftt captures Sardoui 16 miles south of Rotenturm Pass (November 8).

Politics

Germany: Bethmann tells Burian German war aims, latter calls them impossible (November 15).

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