Diary October 6, 1916

Serbian cavalryman

Serbian cavalryman acting as ensign of the regiment.

Great War Diary for Friday, October 6, 1916:

Southern Fronts

Macedonia: Allied attack on Sarrail‘s orders, only Serbs gain shallow Crna bridgehead at Brod for heavy losses (until October 7) but Germans move 3 battalions to sector from Vardar (until October 10) after Bulgar battalion opposite Serbs mutinies.
Trentino: Alpini Battalion repulse counter-attacks on Busa Alta (­until October 10).

Eastern Front

Brusilov offensive, Galicia – Third Battle of the Narajowka and Zlota Lipa: Russian Seventh Army attacks Turk XV Corps (3,015 casualties).

African Fronts

East Africa: Deventer’s patrols reach Malongwe and Lake Force troops, whole Central Railway in Allied hands. First trolley vehicle reaches Dodoma.

Sea War

Germany: High Seas Fleet U-boats ordered to resume merchant shipping targeting, but no torpedoeing without warning (­until January 31, 1917) also to send 4 more U-boats to Mediterranean.

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