Diary June 18, 1917

raising gun in the Alps

Italian artillerymen raising a 75mm M1911 field gun into position in the Alps.

World War One Diary for Monday, June 18, 1917:

Southern Fronts

Trentino: Italian guns begin 20-hour shelling of Mt Ortigara­-Lepozze Austrian positions.

Air War

Eastern Front: German air raid on Dvinsk.

Politics

USA: President Wilson sees Belgian Mission.

Neutrals

Switzerland: Foreign Minister Hoffmann resigns after aiding German peace overtures to Russia, anti­-German Ador succeeds.

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