Diary May 29, 1917

French listen posts

French listening post in a tunnel, to determine mine works of the Germans.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, May 29, 1917:

Western Front

Somme: Artillery duels and skirmishing near St Quentin.
Champagne: Artillery actions and patrol activity.
France: 80 mutinous incidents until June 10.

Southern Fronts

Isonzo: Fighting diminishing after maximum 4,500 yard Italian advance on Carso gains 16,000 PoWs plus 6,000 in Gorizia zone.

Sea War

Black Sea: Russo-Rumanian naval coastal raid with 2 cruisers, 2 torpedo boats and 1 sub­ chaser on Anatolia, sinks or captures over 50 sailing craft during shelling of four ports including Samsun and Sinope until May 30.

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