27 September 1916
- Convinced that the Americans and Germans are working together against the British, Minister for War, David Lloyd George, gives an interview to Roy Howard, President of the United Press of America. He addresses President Woodrow Wilson all but by name, demanding that he butt out, declaring that “there can be no outside interference at this stage … The fight must be to a finish – to a knockout.” The Times publishes the interview on 29 September.
- British troops storm Stuff Redoubt and advance north of Flers to the east of Eaucourt l’Abbaye on the Somme
- The Romanian Army continues to advance through Transylvania; Romania now occupies one-third of the region
- The Leader advertises the upcoming display of war photographs at the Oddfellows’ Hall
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