Diary August 3, 1918

German soldiers captured by French troops during the fighting

German soldiers captured by French troops during the fighting are waiting to be transported backwards.

World War One Diary for Saturday, August 3, 1918:

Western Front

Marne and Aisne: Allied advance on 30-mile front to Fismes, US III Corps marching towards the Vesle takes Fismes on August 4.
Somme: Germans withdraw behind the Ancre.

Eastern Front

East Siberia: British (25th Middlesex Regiment, 521 men) and Japanese 12th Division troops (12,000 by August 21) land at Vladivostok.
Volga: White Samara Government invites Allied intervention.

Sea War

Adriatic: Coastal submarine UB-53 scuttles after fouling Otranto Barrage and exploding 2 mines.
Channel: ­U-boat sinks British ambulance transport Warilda (125 lost) on Le Havre-Southampton route.

Call of War
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