Diary February 24, 1918

German soldiers Eastern Front 1918

German soldiers in action on the Eastern front.

World War One Diary for Sunday, February 24, 1918:

Eastern Front

USSR: Soviets accept German peace terms after Central Executive Committee of Bolshevik Party votes 116-85 for Lenin after he threatens resignation.
Germans take Borisov and Dorpat (Estonia) with 3,000 PoWs. Estonian Provisional Government forms in Reval, proclaims independent republic.
Don: ­Reds occupy Rostov and Novocherkassk (February 25), Ataman Nazarov shot; 1,500 Cossacks follow Whites.

Middle East

Armenia: Turk II Caucasian Corps reoccupies Trebizond and Gümüsane, Turk 36th Division nearing Erzerum on February 25.

Sea War

Adriatic: German raider Wolf returns to Pola having sunk 11 ships (33,000t) in 15 months.
Channel: Keyes submits Zeebrugge Raid plan, Admiralty approves.

Call of War
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