Thursday, August 02, 2018

Today -100: August 2, 1918: American armies and numerical superiority do not frighten us


Headline of the Day -100: 


He says u-boats will just sink them all before they arrive. “American armies and numerical superiority do not frighten us. It is spirit which brings the decision.”

Contrariwise, Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels says u-boats are no longer a leading factor in the war, as ship sinkings by them have steadily diminished.

The Onondaga, an Iroquois tribe, declare war on Germany, because they don’t like how tribe members in a Wild West show caught in Germany at the start of the war were treated. I haven’t been able to determine what that treatment was.

The Democrats nominate teacher/lawyer/prison-reform advocate Mary Lilly for the NY State Assembly.


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