Diary June 12, 1917


King Constantine I
Constantine I was king of Greece twice, from 1913 to 1917 and then again from 1920 to 1922.
World War One Diary for Tuesday, June 12, 1917:

Politics

Greece: King Constantine abdicates in favour of second son Alexander following 24-hour Allied ultimatum from June 11 and leaves country on June 14. Allied blockade raised on June 16.

Middle East

Armenia: General Prjewalski replaces Yudenich as Russian C-in-C.

Southern Fronts

Salonika: British withdraw back across to river Struma (until June 14) to avoid summer malaria.

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