Diary January 7, 1918

German askaris of the 'Schutztruppe'

German Askaris of the ‘Schutztruppe’. They have a wide mixture of uniforms and equipment.

World War One Diary for Monday, January 7, 1918:


Mozambique: Main body Gold Coast Regiment (500 + 300 carriers) lands at Port Amelia. British column from Fort Johnston drives German force north in Mwembe area.

Western Front

Britain: BEF GHQ Intelligence analysis ‘If Germany attacks and fails, she will be ruined.’

Sea War

Channel: U-95 (Prinz) rammed by sunk by steamer after sinking 14 ships (37,930t) since mid-1917.

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