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20 February 1916

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  • German forces attempt to cross the Yser River at Steenstraat; they capture the Allied post at Boesinghe in Belgium. Boesinghe: The Forgotten Battlefield
  • A British airman on a reconnaissance mission east of the Suez Canal descends to 600ft and drops a 100lb bomb, destroying a power station at El-Hassana in Sinai
  • Russian successes are reported along the Dniester River in Bukovina
  • Bulgarian troops deport Greek citizens from the northeastern city of Xanthi