World War One Diary for Wednesday, June 26, 1918:
Britain: London Labour Conference (until June 28) ends political truce. Prime Minister appeals to women to help harvest.
USA: Sugar rationing, 3lb per head per month (reduced to 2lb on July 26).
Germany: Ludendorff angrily rejects Colonel Thaer’s idea that he be Chancellor or dictator.
North Sea: British Harwich shore-controlled minefield sinks UC-11.
Germany: 11 of 20 DHs (1 DH4, 2 DH9s lost) attack factories and railways at Karlsruhe; a DH9 of No 104 Squadron loses its way, violates Swiss border and is brought down by anti-aircraft fire (crew interned). 3 Handley Pages bomb Mannheim, Saarbruecken and Boulay airfields (night June 26-27).