Diary June 2, 1918
World War One Diary for Sunday, June 2, 1918:
Hermann Goering with the Pour le Merite (Blue Max) around his neck.
Western Front: Oberleutnant Goering awarded Pour le Merite. Germans claim 38 Allied aircraft for loss of 17.
USA: Pershing to ask for 250,000 men per month in June and July.
Marne: French counter-attacking between the Ourcq and Marne, recapture Faverolles on June 3.
At Allied Supreme War Council Admiral Revel says with pride no major Italian warship has left harbour for 6 months and no losses incurred! US Navy has 150 warships in European waters.