Diary February 26, 1918

 Soviet delegation in Brest-Litovsk

Arrival of the Soviet delegation at Brest-Litovsk.

World War One Diary for Monday, February 26, 1918:

Eastern Front

Soviet delegates return to Brest-Litovsk. Major-General Count Goltz put in command of 12th Landwehr or Baltic Division for projected German Finland intervention.

Sea War

Bristol Channel: Outward­-bound British hospital ship Glenart Castle (95 lives lost) sunk by U-boat off Lundy Island.

Air War

Germany: Royal Flying Corps night bombers destroy 100-yard-long hangar at Frescaty airfield near Metz (night February 26-27).
Southern Fronts: ­Austrian Gotha bombers fly damaging 8-hour raid over Venice (night February 26-27).
Western Front: 2nd Balloon Coy first US Air Service unit to give direct support to US front-line troops.

Call of War
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