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15 June 1916

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  • Australian and New Zealand troops continue to arrive in France to prepare for battle on the Western Front. British cameramen under the supervision of the official Australian war correspondent CEW (Charles) Bean capture footage of the 11th Battalion AIF near Armentieres in France. With the Australians in France June 1916
  • French soldiers take a trench on Mort Homme and repulse heavy counter-attacks at Caillette Wood in the Battle of Verdun
  • Russians advance north-west of Czernowitz in Bukovina amid heavy fighting
  • British troops secure a bridge at Korogwe, west of Tanga in German East Africa, and occupy an island in Lake Victoria