World War One Diary for Wednesday, February 7, 1917:
Russia: 125,000 in Moscow and Petrograd political strikes (20 leaders arrested February 10-11).
Britain: King opens Parliament. Petrol licence issues suspended, private motoring virtually eliminated (331,897 licences in 1916).
Brazil and Argentina: Governments threaten to sever relations if Germany attacks their shipping.
Germany: All US citizens held as government hostages (until February 17).
2 thoughts on “Diary February 7, 1917”
Do you know who painted the stunning socialist realist picture of the demonstrators?
V Serov, a Soviet painter