Diary August 11, 1917

advanced German patrol

An advanced German patrol. Soldiers and horses wear gas masks.

World War One Diary for Saturday, August 11, 1917:

Western Front

Ypres: German counter­-attacks east of Ypres, part of Glencorse Wood recaptured.

Eastern Front

Rumania: Mackensen forces river Sereth at one point, claims 7,000 PoWs. Rumanian Royal Family leaves Jassy.

Sea War

Atlantic: Sierra Leone convoys start.
South Atlantic: British liner City of Athens (21 lost) sunk by raider Wolf mine near Cape Town.

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