Diary March 30, 1917

British cavalry close to Jebel Hamrin

British cavalry close to Jebel Hamrin.

World War One Diary for Friday, March 30, 1917:

Middle East

Mesopotamia: British Cavalry Division occupies Delli Abbas, Keary occupies Jebel Hamrin (March 31).
Palestine: War Cabinet telegram makes Jerusalem Murray’s objective.

Western Front

Somme: Heavy rain. British occupy 8 villages (4 more on March 31) towards Cambrai.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: Due to investiga­tions into Black Hand and internment of 180 suspect officers at Bizerta (Tunisia), General Bojovic abolishes Serb Third Army and splits its formations between the other two armies.

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