Diary January 15, 1917

General Nivelle
General Nivelle. It was hoped thta his aggressive spirit would end the impasse on the Western Front.
World War One Diary for Monday, January 15, 1917:

Western Front

Britain: New French Western Front commander Nivelle in London until January 16 expands his plan and wins British cabinet support despite War Office misgivings.

Eastern Front

Russia: Royal Navy Armoured Car Unit awarded 46 Russian decorations.


Italy: Government signs 1914 Anglo-French Naval Convention.
Britain: British War Cabinet confers with Haig and Nivelle until January 16.

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