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27 May 1916

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  • General Joseph Gallieni, French Minister of War and former Military Governor of Paris, dies in Versailles
  • French forces secure trenches south-west of Mort Homme in the Battle of Verdun
  • British forces occupy Neu Langenburg in German East Africa
  • Austrian forces capture armoured works at Casaratta and take Monte Moschicce by storm in northern Italy. They have captured 284 guns since the beginning of the Trentino ottensive.