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Aug 16 1918 “Negro claiming he is 147 di…

Aug 16 1918 “Negro claiming he is 147 dies at Bellevue … [William Masios] said he was born in 1771, five years before the Declaration of Independence was signed” https://t.co/UKS2hDjaQm https://t.co/EGQHeWwbw1 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030134436677877760

Aug 16 1918 “Patients from No. 14 Conval…

Aug 16 1918 “Patients from No. 14 Convalescent Depot at Trouville bathing in the sea” https://t.co/9OAvrOGzOE https://t.co/JEYCB1wD7j http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030129005360373760

Aug 16 1918 “Bathing parade for patients…

Aug 16 1918 “Bathing parade for patients at No.14 Convalescent Depot, on the beach at Trouville” https://t.co/Yj2nvQwToT https://t.co/3qapgwwaCH http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030125494161686528

Aug 16 1918 “An open air performance in …

Aug 16 1918 “An open air performance in front of a large audience of troops by the "Bohemians” concert party of No. 14 Convalescent Depot at Trouville. The stage has been erected in the shell of a ruined building" https://t.co/HcGblOCNAP https://t.co/3g9kgVnTxK http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030125133963321349

Aug 16 1918 “Soldier of the Directorate …

Aug 16 1918 “Soldier of the Directorate of Agricultural Production harvesting wheat with a tractor-drawn Deering cutter. Near Amiens” https://t.co/HmOwAITCr1 https://t.co/GEfJ3uJAJp http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030124188206477312

Aug 16 1918 “Patients at No.14 Convalesc…

Aug 16 1918 “Patients at No.14 Convalescent Depot undertake Physical Training on the beach at Trouville” https://t.co/NT6iEqwDja https://t.co/p0K5xTUbCv http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030123593517096960

Aug 16 1918 “Soldiers of the Directorate…

Aug 16 1918 “Soldiers of the Directorate of Agricultural Production using a Ruston threshing machine. Near Amiens” https://t.co/SozQS4m25D https://t.co/RruQ3CFHk4 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030123261139402753

Watercolour and gouache painting on board by N…

Watercolour and gouache painting on board by Norman Wilkinson, showing five Royal Navy airships Aug 16 1918 https://t.co/t6Wi58N2ep http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030122144993181696

Aug 16 1918 “Reconnaissance photograph t…

Aug 16 1918 “Reconnaissance photograph taken at 11 a.m. on 16 August 1918 by an Airco DH.4 two-seater light bomber of No. 57 Squadron, RAF. The aircraft pictured in this rare air-to-air photograph is a DH.4 of the same squadron” https://t.co/64Pu8TtTIH https://t.co/Pv5SapsU0l http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030119402719522816

Aug 16 1918 Czechoslovak legion forces are vic…

Aug 16 1918 Czechoslovak legion forces are victorious over the Soviets during the Battle of lake Baikal the only naval battle to be undertaken by Czechoslovak forces https://t.co/BnRgW0EL4z https://t.co/1yB1Rf1xHi http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1030118339706638336