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Diary May 4, 1918

German 38-cm gun in railway carriage
A German 38-cm gun in railway carriage firing.
World War One Diary for Saturday, May 4, 1918:

Western Front

Flanders: Allied positions in Locre and south of Ypres sectors heavily shelled.

Eastern Front

Austria: Officials seize German food from Rumania and Ukraine.
Russia: Russo-Ukrainian armistice signed at Kovenevo.
Siberia: Novonikolayevsk Soviet arrests Czech Captain Gajda.
Finland: Whites take Kotka and 3 Red evacuation ships (4,000 PoWs, 3B guns and mortars, 50 MGs).

Home Fronts

Austria: Emperor closes Reichsrat.
France­: 440 Renault FT-17 tanks delivered, only 216 with units.

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