Image from Illustrated World War One showing the fall of Trebizon in Anatolia, North Eastern Turkey, to the Russians in 1916
 The Surrender of Trebizond

:Among the Russian Officers the Turkish Governor of the Town can be seen.

 

On Land: Verdun

Germans repulsed between Meuse-Douaumont.

 

On Land: Eastern Front

Prussian Guard Reserve Corps reconstituted on the Eastern Front.

 

On Land: Anatolia

The fall of Trebizond to Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia.

 

On Land: Mesopotamia

The British carried Beit Aiessa position near Kut; Turkish counter-attack.

 

On Land: East Africa

Fighting at Kondoa Irangi.

 

Remember: On This Day

The Western Front Association remembers those who died on 17 April 1916, such as:

Maréchal des Logis Louis Museux

Pte Richard Pickles

 

REFERENCE

The Times Diary and Index of the Great War (p.67 pub. 1928)

The Empire of Trebizond. Wikipedia. (accessed 17 April 2016)

 Image:  Illustrated First World War (site under construction when accessed 17 April 2016)

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