Thursday, January 26, 2023
World War I History
- In the South Atlantic Ocean, a German cruiser intercepted the American merchant ship William P. Frye
. The next day, after the ship failed to jettison its cargo the German cruiser sunk it.
- The granting of royal assent was given for the Military Service Act 1916. The act was passed by the British Parliament on August 12, 1914. It was the first time British legislation had been passed introducing consciption.
- In Berlin, German workers prepared for a general strike to begin the next day. On January 28, about 100,000 workers took to the streets to demand an end to the war on all fronts.
World War I Quotes
|"When I returned from the War, I brought back home with me my experiences at the front; out of them I built my National Socialist community."|
- Adolf Hitler
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