Diary April 27, 1918

talian propaganda poster

Italy’s role in an international front is highlighted on this Italian propaganda poster.

World War One Diary for Saturday, April 27, 1918:

Western Front

France: First contingent of Italian II Corps arrives.

Eastern Front

USSR: Soviet Central Executive Committee abolishes rights of inheritance. At Petrograd White plotters name Grand Duke Alexis Nikolaievich ruler of Russia.

Home Fronts

India: Delhi War Conference (until April 29).
Britain: Wheat acreage highest since 1882 but only 500,000 bales of cotton (11 weeks supply) left.

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