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Diary January 26, 1916

Prussian riflemen of a German light infantry (Jaeger) battalion
Prussian riflemen of a German light infantry (Jaeger) battalion on the Balkans Front.
Diary for Wednesday, January 26, 1916:

Southern Fronts

Falkenhayn orders Gallwitz to prepare attack across Greek frontier; despite Bulgar protests Germans stock shells at Veles, but single-line railway overstrained.

African Fronts

Southern Cameroons: Allies occupy Nkan; the 550 or more British soldiers withdraw to Kribi (January 29-31).


Greece: War Ministry orders troops in Macedonia to withdraw from frontier if Germans or Bulgars appear.

Home Fronts

Britain: Grey defends blockade in Commons.

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