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Diary May 26, 1919


Admiral Aleksander Kolchak
Admiral Aleksander Kolchak (1874-1920). He was later captured by the Reds and shot in Irkutsk on 7 February 1920.
World War One Diary for Monday, May 26, 1919:


Russia: Allied Supreme Council offers conditional recognition plus military and food support to Admiral Kolchak (terms accepted 7 June).
Mediterranean: Allied blockade raised.
Sweden: Government requests Aaland Islands plebiscite.
Britain: Ex­-servicemen demonstrate in London (Commons debate on May 28). Consumers’ Council proposes permanent Food Ministry. Around this date, Passports only needed for Paris, Russia, enemy territory and military zones.

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