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As the winter approaches in the northern hemisphere – the location of much of the fighting, especially in Europe – the fighting is winding down as the troops prepare for another winter spent in the trenches. Douglas Haig has been named Commander-in-Chief of British troops in France, replacing Field Marshal Sir John French. With this position, he also commands Canadian forces in Europe.

Great Britain has also announced the formation of the “South Persia Rifles” to help defend against the German troops in the area.

In the Adriatic, the Austro-Hungarian sorties against the Otranto Barrage have sunk additional vessels.


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