Diary August 7, 1917

 factory for artillery shells

In a factory for artillery shells supplies are provided for the material battles.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, August 7, 1917:

Home Fronts

Britain: Churchill sees Clyde deportee Kirkwood, makes him Miie-End London shell factory manager on August 10 and by late September it has the highest production in country.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: British War Cabinet agree not to withdraw more Salonika troops after Allies allow 10th Division to go ‘unless unexpected events occurred’
Italian Front: In London conference Baron Sonnino asks for 400 heavy guns (until August 8).

Sea War

Britain: Vice-Admiral Sir R Weymss succeeds Admiral Sir C Burney as Second Sea Lord.

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