Diary May 17, 1919

Red vs White cavalry

Clash between Red vs White cavalry.

World War One Diary for Saturday, May 17, 1919:

South Russia: General Ulagai’s White cavalry charge and rout 6 Red cavalry regiments on steppe north of river Manych which Wrangel bridges with causeway of village wooden fences (until May 18).
France – Peace Process: Count Brockdorff-Rantzau leaves Versailles for Spa, returns on May 19 with long reply.
Baltic: Royal Navy cruiser and 3 destroyers pursue 5 Soviet warships back into Kronstadt.
Belgium: War damage official estimates $7.6 billion.
Britain: Free petrol purchase restored.
Turkey: Kemal leaves Constantinople, arrives at Black Sea port of Samsun on May 19.

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