This Day in History: WWI: Battle of Fromelles Begins (1916)

This Day in History:
WWI: Battle of Fromelles Begins (1916)

The Battle of Fromelles was fought in France during WWI between Germany and a combined force of British and Australian troops. More than 1,500 British and 5,500 Australian soldiers were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner. The battle resulted in a decisive victory for Germany, which suffered 1,500 casualties. The Australian War Memorial describes the battle as “the worst 24 hours in Australia’s entire history.” What future world leader is believed to have served in the battle? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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