A member of the Women’​s Forestry Corps,​ part of the UK’​s Women’​s Land Army,​ begins cutting down a tree on the British home front.​ Brit.​ war photography wants to show the personal side of #​WW1,​ and the way everyone can make a contribution.​ #​propaganda #​OTD goo.​gl/​EtVQ6T

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US paper #​NYTribune criticises in a caricature @​Russia‚​s decision to seek peace with Germany at any price -​ including turning its back at its former Allies.​
#​WW1 #​caricature #​OnThisDay #​RUS goo.​gl/​a4AcDo

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‚​Back at home we’​ll meet again’​:​ a German soldier sends this postcard home from the front today.​ #​WW1
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RealTimeWW1 The magistrate of #​Braunschweig has to fix the retail price for meat and sausage goo.​gl/​6AHUOh at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Just in time for summer:​ in #​Jerusalem,​ water taps for inhabitants are installed at the #…

‚​We must commit suicide’​:​ The Russian Navy scuttles ten warships by torpedoes in the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk,​ @​Russia,​ rather than handing them over to Germany,​ as would have been required by the Treaty of #​BrestLitovsk.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​RussianRev goo.​gl/​8Wh32H

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How to feed thousand of soldiers far from home:​ a delegation of the Allied Armies is shown how to spray anti-​vermin substance on potato plants,​ with a view to decreasing disease in army-​grown potatoes on the Western Front,​ France.​ #​WW1 #​potato #​agriculture goo.​gl/​U9PffL

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Lizzie Halliday -​ ‚​the worst woman on earth’​ (​#​NewYorkTimes)​ and convicted for murdering several people -​ dies in a US Hospital for the Criminally Insane.​ She was the 1st woman ever to be sentenced to death by electrocution,​ but the sentence was commuted.​ goo.​gl/​ZH3wCt

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‚​We must commit suicide’​:​ The Russian Navy scuttles ten warships by torpedoes in the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk,​ @​Russia,​ rather than handing them over to Germany,​ as would have been required by the Treaty of #​BrestLitovsk.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​RussianRev goo.​gl/​8Wh32H

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How to feed thousand of soldiers far from home:​ a delegation of the Allied Armies is shown how to spray anti-​vermin substance on potato plants,​ with a view to decreasing disease in army-​grown potatoes on the Western Front,​ France.​ #​WW1 #​potato #​agriculture goo.​gl/​U9PffL

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Lizzie Halliday -​ ‚​the worst woman on earth’​ (​#​NewYorkTimes)​ and convicted for murdering several people -​ dies in a US Hospital for the Criminally Insane.​ She was the 1st woman ever to be sentenced to death by electrocution,​ but the sentence was commuted.​ goo.​gl/​ZH3wCt

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Brit.​ @​RoyalAirForce commander bonds with his squadron’​s parrot mascot in Serny,​ France.​ #​ww1pets #​WW1 goo.​gl/​N2udz0

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The work of the propaganda machine on the home front:​ British journalists from the Daily Sketch newspaper watch female munitions workers making fuses in a factory.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​wQ5LCa

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Brit.​ Private D.​Murie’​s mother receives a letter informing her of his death according to a eye-​witness.​ goo.​gl/​lPcJwN

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Australian,​ British,​ New Zealand and Indian soldiers of the Imperial Camel Corps are ready for guerilla operations in the @​BritishArmy‚​s Egypt and Palestine campaign.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​camel #​Egypt #​Palestine goo.​gl/​RcDLA3

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Royal engineers of the @​BritishArmy use #​camouflage netting to cover up stores in Basseux,​ France.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​y6oYZS

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RealTimeWW1 Children line up to get milk in times of food shortage in the occupied @​CityLuxembourg.​ #​WWIKids #​WW1 goo.​gl/​uEzNn9 at 07:31 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Cinematographic section of the Italian Army shoots movies on the fro…

RealTimeWW1 Royal Engineers from the @​BritishArmy use a mono-​rail to make strong points in a reserve line at Basseux,​ #​FRA.​ This way of transport requires no installation of tracks,​ which might be seen from the air by Austro-​Germ…

RealTimeWW1 Make them happy and healthy again:​ women footballers spend time with convalescent @​BritishArmy soldiers at a #​RedCross Fete in Malvern,​ UK.​#​WW1 #​football #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​ugNf4z at 08:00 AM GMT from Twitter …

RealTimeWW1 Three @​BritishArmy observers direct battery fire in a French forest during the German #​SpringOffensive.​ goo.​gl/​R63NLQ at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 A new kind of troops:​ a @​BritishArmy general inspects a #​motorbi…

RealTimeWW1 Three @​BritishArmy observers direct battery fire in a French forest during the German #​SpringOffensive.​ goo.​gl/​R63NLQ at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 A new kind of troops:​ a @​BritishArmy general inspects a #​motorbi…

In times of aggravating food shortage throughout Soviet @​Russia,​ #​Bolshevik authorities order the creation of ‚​Committees of the Poor’​.​ They will redistribute grain,​ goods and machinery in rural areas -​ and help advance government policies.​ #​RussianRev goo.​gl/​r3CvdY

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A man’s job no more:​ female gas workers carry 1 cwt sacks of coke in #​London gas works.​ #​WW1 #​homefront goo.​gl/​nLdX2p

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The @​USArmy trains chaplains to offer advice and spiritual support to soldiers fighting in #​WW1 -​ and to help keep order among the troops.​ #​church #​order goo.​gl/​lcBNqx

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RealTimeWW1 Allies see the need to coordinate their economic effort.​ They plan a giant industrial war machine.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​oWH7PV at 07:51 AM GMT from realtimeww1 One army?​ French and Fr.​ colonial soldiers are transported to Ger…

RealTimeWW1 A female worker charges a retort at gas works in #​London.​ Women take over hard&​dangerous jobs in #​WW1.​ goo.​gl/​pTNHJv at 08:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Anna Dostoyevskaya (​née #​Snitkina)​,​ 2nd wife of Russian wr…

‚​The battle in the West is the battle for peace.​ [​Peace]​ had to be forced in the East,​ it also has to be forced in the West.​’​
Advertisement in Austro-​Hungarian paper #​PragerTagblatt urges readers to sign up for the Empire’​s eighth war loan.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​5ggruP

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.​@​BritishArmy nurses have a fishing contest on a hospital ship in north France.​ Note the parasols.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​EpXMy9

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The nova V603 Aquilae is discovered by Polish medical professor &​ amateur astronomer Zygmunt Laskowski.​ It is the brightest nova observed since #​Kepler‚​s Supernova of 1604,​ and the brightest nova recorded in the era of the telescope.​
#​WW1 #​nova #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​EzmmLs

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‚​The battle in the West is the battle for peace.​ [​Peace]​ had to be forced in the East,​ it also has to be forced in the West.​’​
Advertisement in Austro-​Hungarian paper #​PragerTagblatt urges readers to sign up for the Empire’​s eighth war loan.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​5ggruP

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.​@​BritishArmy nurses have a fishing contest on a hospital ship in north France.​ Note the parasols.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​EpXMy9

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The nova V603 Aquilae is discovered by Polish medical professor &​ amateur astronomer Zygmunt Laskowski.​ It is the brightest nova observed since #​Kepler‚​s Supernova of 1604,​ and the brightest nova recorded in the era of the telescope.​
#​WW1 #​nova #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​EzmmLs

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Good morning on the Western Front!​ -​ Members of the @​BritishArmy Queen Mary’​s Army Auxiliary Corps sleep in the open in Crecy Forest.​ Time to get up!​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​goodmorning #​sleep goo.​gl/​vN6BwY

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Victor Duleep Singh,​ Indian prince and the son of the last Maharajah of Lahore,​ dies in @​Paris.​ There are many stories about him -​ family drama,​ gambling,​ affairs.​.​.​ He was the 1st Indian prince who married an English noblewoman (​Lady Anne Coventry)​.​
#​OTD goo.​gl/​KDNYNp

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‚​You shall not stockpile!​’​ -​ German postcard (​sent from the front today)​ plays with the problem of shortages during war times.​ Although the hoarding depicted on this card has nothing to do with meat,​ grain or sugar.​.​.​
#​WW1 #​postcard #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​3rX1HC

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Good morning on the Western Front!​ -​ Members of the @​BritishArmy Queen Mary’​s Army Auxiliary Corps sleep in the open in Crecy Forest.​ Time to get up!​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​goodmorning #​sleep goo.​gl/​vN6BwY

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Victor Duleep Singh,​ Indian prince and the son of the last Maharajah of Lahore,​ dies in @​Paris.​ There are many stories about him -​ family drama,​ gambling,​ affairs.​.​.​ He was the 1st Indian prince who married an English noblewoman (​Lady Anne Coventry)​.​
#​OTD goo.​gl/​KDNYNp

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‚​You shall not stockpile!​’​ -​ German postcard (​sent from the front today)​ plays with the problem of shortages during war times.​ Although the hoarding depicted on this card has nothing to do with meat,​ grain or sugar.​.​.​
#​WW1 #​postcard #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​3rX1HC

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Troops transport a howitzer in the #​Champagne region:​ watercolour by French soldier H.​ Antoine.​ goo.​gl/​iIalVG #​WarArt

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One football club after the other is established throughout Europe,​ despite #​WW1.​ Today -​ on #​Sweden‚​s National Holiday -​ the #​footballclub Sandvikens IF is formed in the industrial town of Sandviken.​

@​SandvikensIF #​football #​OTD #​Sverigesnationaldag goo.​gl/​3NCPN4

„​Come on,​ ya sons-​of-​bitches,​ ya want to live forever?​“​ -​ US Gunnery Sergeant Dan Daly calls his troops to attack in the Battle for Belleau Wood.​
#​OnThisDay,​ the @​USMarineCorps suffers worst single day’​s casualties in its history (​1087 men killed/​wounded)​.​
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German #​SpringOffensive:​ an industrial building beside the railway at Sailly-​Labourse,​ #​France,​ was set on fire by a German incendiary shell.​ French civilians are trying to put it out while soldiers of the @​BritishArmy are standing by.​
#​WW1 #​OTD #​fire goo.​gl/​feJUin

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Batumi,​ Georgia:​ The Ottoman Empire and the young Transcaucasian states #​Armenia,​ #​Azerbaijan and #​Georgia sign a treaty of ‚​peace and eternal friendship’​.​ The Ottoman Empire keeps the upper hand and obtains significant territorial gains.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​5mtwtz

‚​Smashing all .​.​.​through night and death,​ leading Germany into the light’​:​ German #​propaganda postcard (​sent today from the front)​ celebrates the destruction caused by German troops in #​WW1,​ expecting that these actions lead to victory.​
#​WW1 #​postcard #​OTD goo.​gl/​pimjm2

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German #​SpringOffensive:​ an industrial building beside the railway at Sailly-​Labourse,​ #​France,​ was set on fire by a German incendiary shell.​ French civilians are trying to put it out while soldiers of the @​BritishArmy are standing by.​
#​WW1 #​OTD #​fire goo.​gl/​feJUin

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Batumi,​ Georgia:​ The Ottoman Empire and the young Transcaucasian states #​Armenia,​ #​Azerbaijan and #​Georgia sign a treaty of ‚​peace and eternal friendship’​.​ The Ottoman Empire keeps the upper hand and obtains significant territorial gains.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​5mtwtz

‚​Smashing all .​.​.​through night and death,​ leading Germany into the light’​:​ German #​propaganda postcard (​sent today from the front)​ celebrates the destruction caused by German troops in #​WW1,​ expecting that these actions lead to victory.​
#​WW1 #​postcard #​OTD goo.​gl/​pimjm2

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RealTimeWW1 The Distinguished Flying Cross is introduced in the UK.​ The third-​level military decoration is intended as a means of recognising acts of courage and devotion to duty in the British @​RoyalAirForce.​ The longer the war,​ t…

RealTimeWW1 The Distinguished Flying Cross is introduced in the UK.​ The third-​level military decoration is intended as a means of recognising acts of courage and devotion to duty in the British @​RoyalAirForce.​ The longer the war,​ t…

RealTimeWW1 Etaples/​France,​ No.​9 Canadian Stationary Hospital:​ nurses survey the damage from an air raid on 31 May.​ goo.​gl/​gtXggU at 08:44 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Good view today:​ a @​BritishArmy fusilier manning a Lewis Gun in…

Getting ready to go up:​ British air mechanics fill a bomber with petrol at Dunkirk Aerodrome,​ others fuse bombs to go on board.​ The target:​ German troops advancing in France during the #​SpringOffensive.​ #​WW1 #​OTD @​RoyalAirForce #​Dunkirk goo.​gl/​FMzcdv

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Brit.​ artist Alfred Munnings paints a squadron’​s charge during the Battle of #​MoreuilWood two days ago.​ goo.​gl/​wd2Hjz

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French #​FashionMag introduces new hat collection for self-​confident women.​ Which’​s your favourite?​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​lY3ybk

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Getting ready to go up:​ British air mechanics fill a bomber with petrol at Dunkirk Aerodrome,​ others fuse bombs to go on board.​ The target:​ German troops advancing in France during the #​SpringOffensive.​ #​WW1 #​OTD @​RoyalAirForce #​Dunkirk goo.​gl/​FMzcdv

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Brit.​ artist Alfred Munnings paints a squadron’​s charge during the Battle of #​MoreuilWood two days ago.​ goo.​gl/​wd2Hjz

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French #​FashionMag introduces new hat collection for self-​confident women.​ Which’​s your favourite?​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​lY3ybk

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RealTimeWW1 Georgi #​Plekhanov (​*​1856)​,​ Russian theorist and one of the first philosophers to adopt #​Marxism,​ dies of tuberculosis in Terijoki,​ @​Finland.​ Wrote about historical materialism,​ and that @​Russia would need to go t…

Fun in the sun:​ members of the @​BritishArmy Queen Mary’​s Army Auxiliary Corps enjoy their leave on the beach at Paris-​Plage,​ Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France.​
#​WW1 #​beach #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​YAqiY4

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Also in the sun,​ though not having much fun:​ the Third Battle of the #​Aisne drives more French people to leave their homes behind and flee from the quickly advancing German Army.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​refugees #​France #​SpringOffensive goo.​gl/​UQo3mm

Preparing to stay:​ French soldiers dig trenches north of Courville in order to be able to ward off German attacks during the Third Battle of the #​Aisne.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​trench goo.​gl/​xdJF8b

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Fun in the sun:​ members of the @​BritishArmy Queen Mary’​s Army Auxiliary Corps enjoy their leave on the beach at Paris-​Plage,​ Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France.​
#​WW1 #​beach #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​YAqiY4

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Also in the sun,​ though not having much fun:​ the Third Battle of the #​Aisne drives more French people to leave their homes behind and flee from the quickly advancing German Army.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​refugees #​France #​SpringOffensive goo.​gl/​UQo3mm

Preparing to stay:​ French soldiers dig trenches north of Courville in order to be able to ward off German attacks during the Third Battle of the #​Aisne.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​trench goo.​gl/​xdJF8b

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RealTimeWW1 The First Republic of #​Armenia &​ the #​Azerbaijan Democratic Republic declare independence.​Also #​OTD,​ Georgia &​ Germany sign a treaty in port city Poti to protect Georgian sovereignty from Soviet @​Russia.​#​Az…

RealTimeWW1 The First Republic of #​Armenia &​ the #​Azerbaijan Democratic Republic declare independence.​Also #​OTD,​ Georgia &​ Germany sign a treaty in port city Poti to protect Georgian sovereignty from Soviet @​Russia.​#​Az…

Education is secondary in war times:​ pupils at Ferrière-​la-​Grande,​ #​France,​ are ordered by German occupants to make hay from 9 till afternoon.​ Their teachers will accompany them to the fields.​ #​WWIKids @​lenord #​WW1 #​OTD goo.​gl/​45RUyy

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‚​Courtship of @​Portugal &​ #​Vatican‚​:​ caricature on the re-​establishment of diplomacy between both.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​pIbpxZ

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French nurse treats British wounded at Maizy after they fought in the 3rd #​Aisne Battle.​ #​WW1 #​histmed goo.​gl/​yoKoRa

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Frederick Trump (​born Friedrich Trump in Kallstadt,​ #​Bavaria)​ dies suddenly of influenza in #​NewYorkCity,​ US.​ Trump was a German-​American businessman and the patriarch of the #​Trump family.​ He emigrated to the US from Germany in 1885,​ aged 16.​ #​OnThisday goo.​gl/​B3VikP

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RealTimeWW1 A @​BritishArmy soldier and a #​ChineseLabourCorps worker check ribbons during a roll call.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​CJ6dmS at 07:30 AM GMT from realtimeww1 #​Tbilisi:​ The Democratic Republic of Georgia is created as the National C…

RealTimeWW1 Italian Alpini soldiers attack Austrian troops on the Passo Paradiso &​ the peak of Adamello.​ #​Alps #​WW1 goo.​gl/​Hcy6nG at 06:25 AM GMT from realtimeww1 A classroom in the Lycée Louis-​le-​Grand,​ @​Paris,​ has been…

#​BuenosAires,​ #​Argentina:​ The Confederación Sudamericana de Atletismo (​ConSudAtle)​ is established as the governing body for athletics in South America.​ Founding members are Argentina,​ Chile,​ and Uruguay.​
@​ConSudAtle #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​athletics goo.​gl/​9j3xbP

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Field Marshal Allenby,​ leader of the @​BritishArmy Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign,​ is received by various groups of the Jewish community in #​Jerusalum.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​Palestine #​Israel #​Allenby goo.​gl/​7We28Y

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Four sporty men meet at a pastry shop in the Swedish town of Piteå and form the football club Piteå Idrottsförening (​alias Piteå IF)​.​
#​PiteaIF #​Sweden #​football #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​EVnQuV

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Hungarian composer Béla Bartók’​s only opera,​ ‚​Bluebeard’​s Castle’​,​ premiers at the Royal Hungarian Opera House in #​Budapest.​ The opera features only 2 characters:​ Duke Bluebeard and his new wife Judith.​ The premier is a success.​
#​BelaBartok #​Bluebeard #​OTD goo.​gl/​W9FFET

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#​BuenosAires,​ #​Argentina:​ The Confederación Sudamericana de Atletismo (​ConSudAtle)​ is established as the governing body for athletics in South America.​ Founding members are Argentina,​ Chile,​ and Uruguay.​
@​ConSudAtle #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​athletics goo.​gl/​9j3xbP

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Field Marshal Allenby,​ leader of the @​BritishArmy Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign,​ is received by various groups of the Jewish community in #​Jerusalum.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​Palestine #​Israel #​Allenby goo.​gl/​7We28Y

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Four sporty men meet at a pastry shop in the Swedish town of Piteå and form the football club Piteå Idrottsförening (​alias Piteå IF)​.​
#​PiteaIF #​Sweden #​football #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​EVnQuV

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Hungarian composer Béla Bartók’​s only opera,​ ‚​Bluebeard’​s Castle’​,​ premiers at the Royal Hungarian Opera House in #​Budapest.​ The opera features only 2 characters:​ Duke Bluebeard and his new wife Judith.​ The premier is a success.​
#​BelaBartok #​Bluebeard #​OTD goo.​gl/​W9FFET

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Costa Rica declares war on Germany.​ Rather than aiming to join any military action,​ CostaRican President Federico Tinoco (​who rose to power in a coup d’état in 1917)​ hopes to gain US favour&​recognition for his government.​ Doesn’​t work.​
#​WW1 #​CostaRica #​OTD goo.​gl/​HbjXzU

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‚​The state has a right to the productive labor of all its citizens’​:​ US State of #​NewYork will put into effect a law punishing anyone -​ rich or poor -​ who ‚​idles away his time’​.​ In times of war,​ all #​manpower is needed,​ so all must work who can.​
#​WW1 #​USA goo.​gl/​fLwYJA

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A soldier from the @​BritishArmy extinguishes the fire at a cartridge dump at Saigneville,​ #​Somme.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​5Hs9hU

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In Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France,​ a day of intensive training beginns for US troops.​ On today’​s schedule,​ amongst others:​ signalling,​ orientation on the battlefields -​ and boxing.​
#​goodmorning #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​boxing goo.​gl/​exiwLD

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Ready for part 2 of today’​s intensive training for action on the western front?​ Here we go:​ find the camouflaged sniper!​ He is lying concealed between the @​BritishArmy officer and the US soldiers.​
#​WW1 #​camouflage #​OTD #​training #​didyouknow goo.​gl/​exiwLD

.​.​.​and they are done for today:​ soldiers from the @​BritishArmy and @​USArmy have dinner together after a day of intensive training near Moulle,​ #​France.​ Their helmets and guns are down -​ time to rest in the evening sun.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​dinner goo.​gl/​7sX1Qe

The districts of #​Bohemia,​ part of Austria-​Hungary,​ are re-​defined.​ The administrative change includes a shift of German and Bohemian responsibilities along the borders.​ #​Prague paper reports that the population,​ weary of war,​ simply accepts the act.​
#​WW1 goo.​gl/​L9ymzm

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French Lieutenant René gives this painting of an autumn landscape ‚​to our devoted nurse Ms Rouméas as a symbol of gratitude’​ at a hospital in #​Montpellier,​ France.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​5vyKlw

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Battle of Sardarabad:​ Ottoman troops invade Armenia.​ Defeating Armenian troops,​ they take the city of #​Sardarabad in the west of #​Armenia and advance on the city of #​Yerevan.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​7vAPGx

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The American @​RedCross organises a parade in #​Birmingham,​ #​Alabama,​ amongst others in order to collect donations for war efforts.​ Some nurses and scouts proudly present the results of their efforts.​
#​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​OTD #​donation goo.​gl/​RgcP42

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South China Morning Post reports how the #​ChineseLabourCorps is integrated in war efforts,​ France.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​e3M17W

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Georgia,​ US:​ the young&​pregnant black woman #​MaryTurner is buried in a grave marked only by a whiskey bottle.​ She was lynched and burned to death by a white mob yesterday after speaking out against her husband’​s lynching three days earlier.​ #​OnThisDay #​OTD goo.​gl/​91eQa2

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Transport Workers Unite!​ (​Poster of the Dutch Central Transport Workers’​ Association)​ #​tradeunions #​WW1 goo.​gl/​a3EW0e

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US War Fund Week starts today -​ please donate to save starving war orphans,​ pleads this poster.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​NtUdjS

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RealTimeWW1 Dogs,​ such as this @​BritishArmy one in Nieppe Wood,​ France,​ serve as messengers during #​WW1.​ #​ww1pets goo.​gl/​iHNt3X at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 #​Fashion is less ambitious in wartime.​ An Austrian paper provid…

RealTimeWW1 Film of British and French Officers inspecting one of the first German #​tank models.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​hmRVYv at 08:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Closer look than any Austro-​German soldier might ever get of a US Ar…

RealTimeWW1 Happy Constitution Day:​ #​Norway celebrates 104 years of independence from #​Sweden.​ People dressed in fine clothes gather in front of the Royal Palace in Oslo to celebrate.​@​VisitOSLO #​SyttendeMai #​Nasjonaldagen #​WW1 …

RealTimeWW1 The White Guards hold a victory parade in #​Helsinki to formally celebrate the end of the #​FinnishCivilWar,​ in which they prevailed over the socialist Red Guards.​ During 4 months of fighting,​ ca.​ 36,​600 were killed (​a…

Brit.​ nurse bandages the head of a @​BritishArmy officer who had a car accident,​ North.​ France.​ #​histmed goo.​gl/​4k6HbO

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Officers of the @​BritishArmy present a canvas and steel tree observation post near Souchez,​ Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France,​ which shall allow troops to watch the enemy without being seen.​ Convinced?​
#​WW1 #​camouflage #​deception #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​hPXAwb

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With much controlled though undeniable sadness,​ an old French woman hands her canaries to a soldier of the @​BritishArmy.​ She is wearing a French Army ‚​casque’​ (​helmet)​ and is about to leave her home in Amiens to flee from Germans.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​canaries goo.​gl/​iHhqd3

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No marching without singing:​ German postcard (​sent from the front today)​ depicts soldiers’​ songs as an important part of war culture.​
In this group’​s tune,​ there is no place for battle -​ it’​s about happiness and women.​
#​WarMusic #​WW1 goo.​gl/​nuhdBJ

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In @​CapeTown,​ South Africa,​ a 3-​minute period of silence is initiated to commemorate the events on Europe’​s battlefields and the sacrifices being made there.​ All activity in the city comes to a halt.​ This midday pause is to continue daily from now on.​
#​WW1 goo.​gl/​Q1GKej

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Brit.​ soldier is protected from enemy view in a communication trench in #​France by #​camouflage netting.​ goo.​gl/​p3s3xt

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Your view from the trenches of the Western Front:​ a Machine Gun Corps of the @​BritishArmy practises firing at aeroplanes in Rombly,​ #​France.​
#​WW1 #​WW100 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​mDqRxD

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Protecting/​attacking:​G.​B.​FieldGun in camouflage position on #​ItalianFront #​Camouflage goo.​gl/​kPk4lf

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American author L.​ Frank Baum publishes the 12th book of the series ‚​Land of Oz’​.​ This one’​s entitled ‚​The Tin Woodman of Oz’​,​ and helps reverse a trend in declining book sales of the series.​ In the foreword,​ Baum promises another Oz book for next year.​.​.​
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One photo is just show,​ the other reality:​ soldiers of the @​BritishArmy‚​s South African Scottish Regiment demonstrate their eagerness to fight in Rouen,​ #​France.​ Troops of a British Machine Gun Corps rest some 170km away in Rombly,​ also France.​ #​WW1 #​WW100 goo.​gl/​wt2XdX

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‚​Give me your hand,​ come down here!​’​:​ A soldier from the @​BritishArmy tries to help three children out of a ruined shop into which they had climbed in Abbeville,​ #​Somme Department,​ #​France.​
#​WW1 #​WW100 #​SpringOffensive goo.​gl/​DQd8jB

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How to explain to kids some ‚​facts’​ about the ridiculousness of Germany and the superiority of the US?​ The #​NYTribune offers help on 7 keywords:​ Kaiser,​ Clown Prince,​ Autocracy,​ Democracy,​ German Soldier,​ American Soldier,​ Flag.​ #​WW1 #​propaganda #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​fuHNar

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One photo is just show,​ the other reality:​ soldiers of the @​BritishArmy‚​s South African Scottish Regiment demonstrate their eagerness to fight in Rouen,​ #​France.​ Troops of a British Machine Gun Corps rest some 170km away in Rombly,​ also France.​ #​WW1 #​WW100 goo.​gl/​wt2XdX

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‚​Give me your hand,​ come down here!​’​:​ A soldier from the @​BritishArmy tries to help three children out of a ruined shop into which they had climbed in Abbeville,​ #​Somme Department,​ #​France.​
#​WW1 #​WW100 #​SpringOffensive goo.​gl/​DQd8jB

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How to explain to kids some ‚​facts’​ about the ridiculousness of Germany and the superiority of the US?​ The #​NYTribune offers help on 7 keywords:​ Kaiser,​ Clown Prince,​ Autocracy,​ Democracy,​ German Soldier,​ American Soldier,​ Flag.​ #​WW1 #​propaganda #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​fuHNar

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Belgian press warns about a German spy revealing Belgian patriots who are spying for their country #​WW1 goo.​gl/​UgWnZa

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Another part breaks away from Soviet @​Russia:​ the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus is established,​ embracing Dagestan,​ Chechnya,​ Ingushestia and North Ossetia.​
#​RussianRev #​OnThisDay #​Caucasus #​republic #​WW1 goo.​gl/​znHzZy

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That’​s how US media like to depict the role of the US Army in #​WW1,​ and the position of Germany:​ one has the upper hand,​ morale and education.​ The other is on the ground,​ helpless in the face of noble American supremacy,​ and will lose eventually.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​AqSWDw

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RealTimeWW1 French and American war photographers pose with their #​cameras and other equipment in a camp.​ #​ww1 goo.​gl/​YaouPq at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Brought down by the wrong (​namely,​ the own)​ side:​ this French Spad b…

.​@​HouseofCommons,​ #​London:​ Liberal ex-​PM Asquith attacks current PM Lloyd George for having misled Parliament about number of troops serving on the Western Front.​ The ‚​Maurice debate’​ (​based on general’​s name who first accused Lloyd Georg)​ becomes heated.​.​.​goo.​gl/​jRX4bz

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PM Lloyd George fires back in the @​HouseOfCommons,​ calls a vote of confidence and blames Asquith for compromising loyalty in times of war for such a partisan issue.​ The resulting vote is clearly in favour of Lloyd George (​but half of the delegates are absent,​ serving in the war)​.​

‚​The God who made the iron grow
Did not want any servant,​
So he put sabre,​ pike and sword
Into the man’​s right hand’​:​

This militant early 19th-​century song is sent by/​to a German soldier,​ printed on a postcard,​ #​OnThisDay.​ #​WW1 #​poetry #​howaboutpeace goo.​gl/​FiuCQ6

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Risky undertaking:​ British munitionettes use primitive equipment to work with TNT explosives.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​C9HMrr

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RealTimeWW1 These little ones were left behind when French citizens had to flee during the German #​SpringOffensive:​ an officer of the @​BritishArmy tends canaries rescued in the war area in Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France,​ on the Western …

British munitions workers are nicknamed ‚​Canary Girls’​:​ contact with TNT makes their skin turn yellow.​ goo.​gl/​5XkKsu

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You may go now,​ sir:​ an officer from the @​BritishArmy‚​s military police operates a military traffic control signal post at Blendecques,​ Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France,​ on the Western Front.​
#​WW1 #​WW100 #​OnThisDay goo.​gl/​C1KhNJ

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RealTimeWW1 Foxes also serve as pets during #​WW1.​ Here,​ one rides with a British @​RoyalAirForce soldier.​ #​ww1pets goo.​gl/​qfkrn4 at 07:00 AM GMT from realtimeww1 Enemy artillery fire killed this horse pulling a German ambulance …

US banks are likely to accept late #​LibertyBonds buyers,​ though the campaign has ended (​US paper)​.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​OZ5V9z

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Fancy an internationally acclaimed haircut?​ An American barber who has come over the Atlantic with the US Army cuts children’​s hair at Bronville,​ #​France.​ The grown-​ups look happy,​ but the children -​ not (​yet)​ so convinced.​.​.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​hairstyle goo.​gl/​baFQE7

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre,​ #​Jerusalem:​ on the eve of Orthodox Easter,​ the Greek Patriarch’​s representative gives out to the crowd the Holy Fire -​ an annual and >​1,​000 year-​old ritual which begins with a flame miraculously appearing at the tomb of Jesus.​ goo.​gl/​vNE6f5

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#​OnThisDay,​ villagers in French #​Esquelbecq are entertained by Scottish pipes &​ drums.​ #​WarMusic #​WWI goo.​gl/​9eUS1k

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William Orpen,​ official Brit.​ war artist,​ opens his exhibition ‚​War’​ in #​Agnews Gallery,​ #​London.​ Has painted the #​Somme battlefields:​ corpses lying unburied among flooded shell holes,​ landscapes totally empty of life,​ exhausted and shell-​shocked men.​
#​WW1 goo.​gl/​XVDBk9

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Acclaimed New Zealand short story writer Katherine Mansfield marries writer John Middleton Murry (​whom she had left twice before)​ in Kensington,​ #​London.​ She wears the wedding ring of German author&​translator Frieda Lawrence (​from Lawrence’​s 1st marriage)​.​ goo.​gl/​zkbGJz

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French Association in #​Lyon is worried of #​alcoholism and refuses to serve #​wine to the soldiers.​ #​WW1 goo.​gl/​U9GT9E

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RealTimeWW1 Between the noise of exploding shells on the Western Front,​ some sweet melody finds its way to your ear:​ Artillery officers of the @​BritishArmy sit outside their billet near Saint-​Floris,​ #​France,​ enjoying some piano …

German soldiers pose happily on and in the barrel of the long range Paris Gun (​Paris-​Geschütz)​ which bombarded Paris during the #​SpringOffensive from a distance of over 100km.​ #​WW1 #​OnThisDay #​gun #​WW100 goo.​gl/​sZkWtn

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Health and happiness through sports:​ members of the Women’​s Army Auxiliary Corps (​@​BritishArmy)​ use their spare time to play grass hockey with convalescent soldiers in order to help their recovery in Pas-​de-​Calais,​ #​France.​ #​WW1 #​WW100 #​OnThisDay #​hockey goo.​gl/​TL4pSr

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Grey hair?​ Regain your natural hair colour w/​ our fully natural product!​ (​Ad in German journal ‚​Youth’​)​ goo.​gl/​TzMfBr

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