Diary September 24, 1916

Airfield of Royal Flying Corps

Airfield of Royal Flying Corps with Morane-Saulnier fighters.

Diary for Sunday, September 24, 1916:

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: British repulse counter-attack west of Lesboeufs.

Air War

Western Front: 60 RFC fighters (3 lost) destroy at least 4 German aircraft, in group attacks on Cambrai area airfields.
France: Dunkirk has 17 casualties to German bombs (1 raider shot down).
Germany: 2 French aircraft drop 12 bombs on Krupp, Essen.

Home Fronts

Canada: £20 million war loan; £16m over-subscribed.

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