Today is Monday, March 8, 2021

Today in
World War I History

1915 - The German cruiser Dresden arrived at Cumberland Bay on the Chilean island of Más a Tierra. The German crew sank the ship on March 14 after being cornered by two British ships.

1917 - In Russia, the February Revolution began when riots and strikes erupted in Petrograd over the scarcity of food.

1917 - Sir Frederick Stanley Maude's troops reached the Diyala River.



World War I Quote

"Lafayette, we are here!" - Colonel Charles Stanton in Paris on July 4, 1917.

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