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24/3/1918 German success causes Allied nerves to fray #1918Live

Since the start of their spring offensive, the Germans have taken some 50,000 British prisoners and many artillery pieces. They are now on the brink of overrunning the old… 142 more words

First World War

Swinging London. And post-war jazz era.

The Age of Jazz in Britain marks 100 years of jazz in the UK, exploring the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. 246 more words

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27 February 1918 - Mixed messages

Lord John French, as Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, wrote another report back in January 1918 on the defence of London for the War Cabinet which they considered today. 116 more words


24th March 1918

Sapper Harry Beacham, 126th Field Company, Royal Engineers, was killed in action on 24th March 1918. He was the eldest and only son of parents Alfred (a bricklayer) and Emma (née Whitehead) of Allesley, Coventry. 389 more words

First World War

March 24 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
San Antonio, especially the Army camps around the city, will be made mosquito proof.  The first step in this direction is being taken at Camp Travis where workmen are straightening Salado Creek to eliminate stagnant pools.   93 more words


27 February 1918 - Drama

Out in Macedonia, 17 Squadron has been doing it’s best to harass the enemy. This morning two SE5a’s from the Squadron crossed the lines at 16,000 feet, turned behind the mountains, and then dived for the aerodrome at Drama. 82 more words


26 February 1918 - A Pfalz

Air activity on the Western Front intensified today. In the thick of the action were 24 Squadron RFC who carried out multiple patrols during the day. 203 more words