Diary April 10, 1918

Assault of German infantry

Assault of German infantry in the West.

World War One Diary for Wednesday, April 10, 1918:

Western Front

Flanders: Germans recapture Messines Ridge. BEF evacuate Armentieres after 8 German Fourth Army divisions attack on 6-mile front, but British retain Lys line.

Eastern Front

Baltic States: Estonian Riga assembly refuses union with Germany but Kaiser consents on April 21.
Southern Russia­: Germans take Kherson and Belgorod, northeast of Kharkov. Don Cossack Rising under Esaul Fetisov.

Sea War

Eastern Atlantic: U-boat shells Monrovia, Liberia destroying radio station (4 killed) and armed steamer.
Adriatic: 8 Franco­-Italian destroyers, escorting 3 Italian battleships, move from Brindisi to Taranto, lose 2 of their number in night collisions.

Call of War
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