Diary February 16, 1917

disabled war veterans learn a new job

In Germany, disabled war veterans learn a new job.

World War One Diary for Friday, February 16, 1917:

Western Front

France: Nivelle visits Haig at Montreuil, latter unaware that Lloyd George dealing with Nivelle direct. Nivelle reviews British 7th Division on February 17.

Eastern Front

Germany: Hoffmann diary ‘There is very encouraging news from the interior of Russia. It would seem that she cannot hold out longer than the autumn’.

Air War

Western Front: Airship LZ 107 bombs Calais and overflies Deal – causing false alarm in London (night February 16-17).

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