Diary July 18, 1916

Paths of Glory:

Paths of Glory: killed British soldiers at the Somme.

Diary for Tuesday, July 18, 1916:

Western Front

Battle of the Somme: Strong German counter-attacks at Longueval and Delville Wood.

Middle East

Armenia: Russians occupy Gumusane, capture 800 Turks 15 miles southwest of Bayburt.
Arabia: British government ratifies treaty with Ibn Saud, Emir of Nejd.


Britain: London Gazette blacklists c.80 US firms trading with enemy.

Hom Fronts

Britain: Employers and unions agree to postpone holidays during war.

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