Diary August 19, 1918

hit on hospital place

Direct artillery hit on a German military hospital place.

World War One Diary for Monday, August 19, 1918:

Western Front

Aisne: French troops capture Le Hamel.
Somme: French First Army takes over Canadian Corps line; latter transferred to British First Army (night August 19-20).

Eastern Front

USSR: People’s Commissariat for Military Affairs decreed.

Sea War

Channel: British Folkestone shore-controlled minefield sinks coastal submarine UB-109.

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