War Diary October 1916

War Norfolk
Counter Attack at Verdun

A major French counter-attack at Verdun under General Robert Nivelle pushes the Germans back. Fort Douamont is recaptured by the French. Fighting continues until 18 December

Mitten Request

The Norfolk and Norwich Voluntary War Work Association put out a request for 1,500 pairs of mittens for British troops in Mesopotamia. The mittens needed to be 8 inches long with short thumbs and in drab colours or khaki.


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