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6/12/1916 Bucharest falls

Romania’s bold counter-attack against the invading armies of Germany, Bulgaria and Austria-Hungary has failed. The shattered remnants of the Romanian army are now in retreat, hoping to find some safety towards the Russian frontier. 43 more words

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Mayes, Horace. Died 6th Dec 1916

Horace Mayes was the son of David and Mary Ann (nee Henson), born at Fletton near Peterborough in 1896.   He was baptised at Fletton, then in Huntingdonshire, on 3 September 1897, his father was a stoker on the railway.   530 more words


27 November 1916 - Rigid Brit

Today saw the launch of the first British Rigid Airship (HMA No 9). The RNAS which is responsible for Airship development has produced a number of blimps – where the air pressure maintains the shape of the ship’s envelope, but has not before launched a Zeppelin like airship with a rigid structure. 263 more words


5/12/1916 Political crisis in Britain

British politics is in a ferment. Prime Minister Asquith’s handling of the war is attracting much criticism from the press, who are arguing that the country needs more vigorous leadership. 120 more words

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December 5, 1916 – Christmas shopping in Market Harborough going with a bang

Christmas in Market Harborough’s town centre is in full swing despite the continued fighting on so many fronts.

The December 5, 1916, edition of the… 563 more words

November 1916

Another battle of the Isonzo. The Somme finally comes to an end. Verdun continues.

1/11/1916 Round nine: another Italian attack on the Isonzo

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Research: I think I've plotted out Act II

A couple of days ago I finished the book Agony at Easter: The 1916 Irish Uprising by Thomas Coffey, which is a minute-by-minute account of the events of the Irish Uprising on Easter Week 1916. 806 more words