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Diary February 12, 1916

Local porters carry equipment
Local porters carry equipment of the German troops in East Africa.
Diary for Saturday, February 12, 1916:

African Fronts

East Africa – Action at Salaita Hill (8 miles from Taveta): Major Kraut’s 1,320 German soldiers (43 casualties) repulse Malleson‘s 6,000 British troops (more than 138 casualties).

Western Front

Champagne: German diversionary attacks, south of Sainte-Marie-a-Py.
Flanders: ­German diversionary attacks near Steenstraate and Boesinghe east of Saint-Die. Germans attack Wissenbuch positions.

Air War

Italy: Austrian air raid on coast.

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