Diary February 23, 1918

German fighter ace Buddecke

The German fighter ace Buddecke was flying for the Turks and received the Pour le Merite.

World War One Diary for Saturday, February 23, 1918:

Air War

Mesopotamia: 3-10 Royal Flying Corps aircraft bomb Turk camps and airfield in Hit area (until February 27) forcing German air unit back to Haditha.

Western Front

Aisne: Franco-American raid over river Ailette.

Eastern Front

Russia: German peace terms become stiffer.
Rumania: Kuehlmann and Czernin arrive at Bucharest to negotiate with Rumania.
Finland: ¬≠Mannerheim’s ‘Karelian’ order of the day against Lenin. Bolsheviks agree to evacuate all Russian’ forces.

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