Diary January 19, 1917

British ammunition factory

That’s how it looked in an British ammunition factory.

World War One Diary for Friday, January 19, 1917:

Home Fronts

Britain: Silvertown (East London) munitions factory explosion (69 killed, 400 injured), heard in Salisbury, Wilts.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: 3rd Indian Division has cleared Khadalri Bend (south bank of Tigris below Kut); for 1,639 cas since January 9.

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