Diary February 2, 1917

Pineapples with everything !

Pineapples with everything ! They were cheaper than potatoes in UK in February 1917.

World War One Diary for Friday, February 2, 1917:

Home Fronts

Britain: Food Controller appeals for voluntary weekly rationing (London February meat consumption falls 15%).
Germany: U-boat workers, railway men (February 12) and other key sectors put under Auxiliary Service Law due to widespread job changing. Coal use restricted on February 3.

Neutrals

USA: Wilson tells Cabinet he wants neither side to win.

Eastern Front

Baltic Provinces: German attacks east of Kalutsem Highroad (west of Riga) repulsed.

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