Diary July 27, 1918

Indian lancers

Indian lancers of the British Army on the Western Front.

World War One Diary for Saturday, July 27, 1918:

Western Front

Champagne and Marne: Allied tanks and cavalry units pursue retreating Germans, but they have railway alternative to Soissons and still hold city.

Middle East

Mesopotamia: Royal Navy parties from gunboats Moth and Mantis leave Baghdad with 3 guns for Caspian (Commander Norris follows on July 28).
Palestine: c.150 Sikhs trench raid 3 miles from sea.

Sea War

North Sea: Armed yacht Vanessa depth charges and sinks coastal submarine UB-107 off Scarborough.

Call of War
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