WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 26 – Another Month of War

A look at the major events of the conflict during September 1916 September 1st Bulgaria declare war on Romania The British and Russian Governments conclude the “Sykes-Picot” agreement for the eventual partition of Asia Minor. September 2nd Fourteen Zeppelins raid England, dropping bombs from Gravesend, ast of London, to Peterborough. One Zepplin, Shutte-Lanz S.L. 11, … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 26 – Another Month of War

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 25 – Devil’s Wood

Delville Wood was the second objective for the attack of the 9thDivision (part of the XIII Corps) during the Somme Offensive. The attack began at dawn on 14 July 1916 but was not secured until 3 September 1916 (during what is know at the Battle of Guillemote). “The wood consisted of a thick tangle of … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 25 – Devil’s Wood