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17 January 1916

By January 17, 2016February 10th, 2016No Comments

hopeless failure, of sublime heroism utterly wasted and of splendid Scottish soldiers shorn away in vain with never the ghost of a chance of success

  • Bad weather hampers the British relief force nearing Kut-al-Amara in Mesopotamia
  • King Peter of Serbia arrives at Edipsos in Greece where he spends several months in exile
  • Turks retreat towards Erzerum
  • Russian forces recapture the Armenian city of Keuprikeui