Diary September 7, 1917

soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army

Three soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army on the Balkans in the summer of 1917.

World War One Diary for Friday, September 7, 1917:

Southern Fronts

Albania: General Jacquemot’s mixed French division begins advance on Austrian-held Pogradec, having been joined by Essad Pasha’s 500 Albanians from Salonika on September 6.
France: Petain ordered to send 72 medium guns to Italy, they detrain on September 10 and are used near Gorizia and Plava.

Western Front

France: Haig and Petain meet amicably, agree 100 French heavy guns can go to Italy.

Africa

East Africa: Belgian troops force river Kilimbro, attack and take Madege-Kalimoto positions (until September 16).

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