Diary July 29, 1917

Russian troops in trenches

Russian troops armed with Mosin-Nagant 1891 rifles, all with the long spike bayonets, in trenches.

World War One Diary for Sunday, July 29, 1917:

Eastern Front

Galicia: Russian resistance south of river Dniester stiffens, but Bukovina retreat continues.

Western Front

Germany: Ludendorff issues detailed program for patriotic propaganda in German Army.
Flanders­: Artillery duels. Allenby’s only son, an RHA Lieutenant, killed by shell splinter.

Sea War

North Sea: HM gunboat Halcyon rams and sinks coastal submarine UB-27 off Smith’s Knoll (Harwich).

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