Diary May 14, 1918

Czech Legion in Russia
The Czech Legion took over the control of the Trans-Siberian Railway..
World War One Diary for Tuesday, May 14, 1918:

Eastern Front

Siberia: Czech 1st Division first clashes with Bolsheviks at Chelyabinsk (east of the Urals) and seizes the town.
USSR: Lenin’s Report on Foreign Policy to Central Executive Committee of Bolshevik Party and Moscow Soviet.
Baltic States: Kaiser proclamation declares Lithuania free and allied to Germany.

Western Front

Somme: German attack on mile front southwest of Morlancourt; Australians counter-attack.

Home Fronts

Canada: Prime Minister refuses farmers’ sons conscription exemption plea (10,226 drafted until November 22).
Britain: Compulsory anti-submarine warfare training for Merchant Navy officers.

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