Diary June 22, 1917

Pershing in France

Reception for US Supreme Commander Pershing in France.

World War One Diary for Friday, June 22, 1917:

Western Front

France: Petain tells Pershing French morale very low.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: British 7th Mounted Brigade (c.2,100 men) begins to embark for Egypt (8th Mounted Brigade embarked from May 31).

Sea War

Atlantic: U-boats unsuccess­fully attack US troop transports.
North Sea: Admiral Krosigk of Wilhelmshaven naval base orders careful watch kept on Independent Socialists (‘dangerous agitators’).

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