Diary October 17, 1916

British Sopwith Tabloid floatplane

A modified pre-war version of the British Sopwith Tabloid is used as a floatplane by the Italians for reconnaissance, anti-submarine patrol and light bombing.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, October 17, 1916:

Sea War

Adriatic: Italian SS Bermuda rams and sinks Austrian U16, after latter sinks Italian destroyer Nembo off Albania.

Eastern Front

Rumania: Austrian VI Corps reaches Agas 8 miles inside frontier, but Austrians beaten in Uzul Valley (and on October 27).

Neutrals

China: German envoy Hentig enters, returns home (arriving June 9, 1917) via USA.

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