World War One Diary for Monday, June 23, 1919:
France – Peace Process: Mr Haniel indicates (25 minutes before ultimatum expires) Germany will sign under protest after delay refused. Germany Soldiers burn captured French 1870-71 flags in Berlin.
Britain: Revised Household Fuel and Lighting 1918 Order increases coal allowance. 450,000 cotton spinners strike (until July 12) wins 30% pay rise and 48-hour week.
Siberia: Kolchak cables Regent Mannerheim in Finland begging attack on Petrograd, but not willing to recognize independent Finland.