World War One Diary for Sunday, July 7, 1918:
Somme: Australians advancing in hills north and south of the river (59th Battalion refuses to advance on July 8).
Austria: 1st and 35th Austrian divisions arrive on Western Front.
Volga: Stalin cables Lenin, demands full military powers.
Siberia: Czechs defeat Reds near Chita and occupy Irkutsk on July 8.
Flanders: German night bombing of ambulance park at La Panne (Yser) kills 43 female drivers.