Diary February 6, 1917

Women at work in a German arms factory.

Women at work in a German arms factory.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, February 6, 1917:

Home Fronts

Germany: Ludendorff orders halt on all new factories (excluding nitrate plants) not completable by May.

Western Front

Somme: British troops occupy 1000-yards section of German trench near Grandcourt, south of river Ancre. Germans evacuate village, British occupy it on February 7.

Politics

Germany: Zimmermann cables Vienna Ambassador ‘We can carry through even our moderate demands only as victors.’

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