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Diary February 7, 1918

A group of Czechoslovak soldiers in French uniforms on the Western Front. They were recruited from captured or deserted Austro-Hungarian soldiers.

World War One Diary for Thursday, February 7, 1918:
Politics

France: Decree creates Czech Army.
Rumania: British Foreign Office cables to Jassy urging no separate Rumanian peace.

Eastern Front

Brest-Litovsk: Kaiser orders Kuehlmann to end talks and demand Baltic States.
Rumania: C-in-C Averescu promises Gen Ballard to try and stop munitions going to Central Powers.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: King Alexander visits British including Struma front on February 9.
Italian Front: King Albert of the Belgians visits until February 9, ‘I thought that the Italian Army was more disciplined than ours’.