Diary March 2, 1918

German troops landing on Aaland islands

German troops landing on Aaland islands.

World War One Diary for Saturday, March 2, 1918:

Sea War

Baltic: German landings in Aaland islands, 900 Jaegers transported from Danzig.

Eastern Front

USSR: Trotzky orders old Russian Army‘s demobilization.
Ukraine: Linsingen captures Kiev.
Finland: 900 German troops occupy Aaland islands (sailed from Danzig on February 28) and ready to intervene to Mannherheim’s fury but dissuaded from resignation.

Middle East

Palestine: 53rd Welsh Division night advances 3,000 yards astride Jerusalem-Nablus road (and on night March 6).

Call of War
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