Sunday, January 08, 2017

Today -100: January 8, 1917: Why, the trenches are almost like a health resort, what with the mud baths and everything


Lord Northcliffe claims that the average death rate among British soldiers is 3 per thousand per year and their rate of illness is less than among civilians in London.

Former Greek finance minister Alexandros Diomidis, who has defected to the Venizelos side, says that King Constantine is only waiting for German orders before declaring war on the Entente.


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