Diary October 6, 1917

Bavarian soldiers behind the Italian Front

Bavarian soldiers behind the Italian Front are waiting for the upcoming Austro-Hungarian-German offensive.

World War One Diary for Saturday, October 6, 1917:

Southern Fronts

Italian Front: Italians have identified 43 Austro-German divisions. Intelligence warns of offensive for October 16-20.

Western Front

USA: Pershing and Bliss promoted first full US generals.
Ypres: British repulse dusk attack on Polygon Wood, take 380 PoWs.
Verdun­: Transient penetration of French trenches at Hill 344.

Eastern Front

Bukovina: Heavy fighting 25 miles south of Czernowitz, Russians take 750 PoWs.
Russia: Georgia starts a separate army.

Middle East

Arabia: Lawrence with 150 Arabs blow up Turk supply train north of Maan. Lawrence sees Allenby on October 15 who asks for Arab support of his imminent offensive.

Call of War

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