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Benedetto Brin steaming at high speed.



Battle Plan near Loos. Loos is in the lower-right quadrant. The Hohenzollern Redoubt is due north. Note the British line of advance from September 23 to October 10.

Close-up on the Hohenzollern Redoubt. Starting British lines in blue, German in red. All of the German lines in the photo were initially captured except the northernmost around Mad Point.

Another view of the battle

The attack at Loos continued for several days, with some noticeable advances around the Hohenzollern Redoubt, but the British attack came to an end September 28. Several counter-attacks were launched by the Germans, and by October 3 they had regained the Redoubt, erasing most of the British advances in the area.








Action near Kut – Es Sinn, securing a British victory over the lower Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

September 28 also saw the British expeditionary force advancing on Baghdad score a victory at Es

British Indian cavalry advancing near the Tigris.

Sinn, capturing the strategic point at the lower base of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. A risky attack was nearly unravelled when the British Indian troops had several deserters carry the plans to the Ottomans; however, the Ottoman general refused to believe in such a risky operation and was caught unprepared. After fierce fighting, the Ottomans withdraw from the field with 5,300 casualties to the British 1,200.

British and French forces have landed in Greece to assist in attacks there against the Austro-Hungarians and Germans. Meanwhile, skirmishing continues in South Arabia between British and Ottoman forces.

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