World War One Diary for Wednesday, January 10, 1917:
USA: Allies reply to Wilson’s peace note with special message from Belgium.
German San Francisco Consul-General and 4 employees found guilty of conspiracy to sink arms ships. Bernstorff cables Zimmermann war inevitable if U-boats unleashed.
Channel: First Anglo-French collier convoy sails (up to 45 colliers with 3 or 4 trawler escorts); only 5 of 2.600 lost by April 30.