Diary for Sunday, May 7, 1916:
Verdun: Violent German attacks gain ground at Hill 304 (attacks fail following day) and Fort Douaumont.
Austria: Military intelligence discovers 4 Russian corps of Brusilov between Kolki and Rovno but warning disregarded.
Mesopotamia: Khalil Pasha orders 6,000 Turks with 14 guns from Kut to Persian frontier.
South Algeria: French defeat Tuareg revolt until May 9. Leader Firhoun killed on May 25 and submission by September 1.
Serbia: Serb Government set up at Salonika (Greece).
Germany: Unpopular and ill Interior Minister Delbrück resigns.