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thisdayinwwi:New York times (New-York [N.Y.]),…

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New York times (New-York [N.Y.]), Aug 18 1918
“Arabians now fighting for the Allies, shipping camels by the way of the Red Sea for use of the Arabian Army”
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The New York times (New-York [N.Y.]), August 18 1918

Aug 18 1917 in WWI

Railway bridge in Chernivtsi August 18 1917 Gesprengte Eisenbahnbrücke in Czernowitz

thisdayinwwi:Aug 18 1917 Great Thessaloniki Fi…

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Aug 18 1917 Great Thessaloniki Fire destroys 2/3 of Thessaloniki, Greece, leaving more than 70,000 homeless… https://t.co/N2z6IOgWwg http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/898304957857767424

Great Thessaloniki Fire of 1917
– Partially caused by Allied control of the city’s water

thisdayinwwi:Aug 18 1917 Royal Engineers using…

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Aug 18 1917 Royal Engineers using a splintered tree for fixing up a telephone line at Boezinge… https://t.co/0MIhIrZ9Gc http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/898491740335636480

IWM (Q 2732) “Two Royal Engineers using a splintered tree for fixing up a telephone line at Boezinge, 18th August 1917.“ by Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 

Aug 18 1916 in WWI

Houthem ( Southwest Furnes ) , August 18 1916. Near the village, Belgian cantonment. The monkey “ Boudah ” mascot of a squadron of Belgian Lancers –  Histoire de Couleurs

Houthem (sud-ouest de Furnes). Près du village. Cantonnement belge. Le singe “Boudah” mascotte d’un escadron –  Cote :VAL 483/022

VAL 483/023 , 18.8.16

Aug 18 1919

Aug 18 1919 Anthrax outbreak in Washington and Craig Counties, Oklahoma – August 18 1919

The Oklahoma City times. [volume] (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

Aug 18 1919 Adventure magazine https://t.co/uo…

Aug 18 1919 Adventure magazine https://t.co/uox9Ki208p http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1163180041057947648

Aug 17 1919 Albuquerque Morning Journal publis…

Aug 17 1919 Albuquerque Morning Journal publishes this picture of New Mexico’s Aztec Ruins National Monument https://t.co/XpBbzkOgEl https://t.co/My8kpIwhdZ http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1163179425384452096

Aug 18 1918 IWM (Q 6948) “Action of Outt…

Aug 18 1918 IWM (Q 6948) “Action of Outtersteene Ridge. Artillery observers watching the progress of the creeping barrage laid down to support the attack of 27th Brigade, 9th Division. Meteren” August 18 1918 by Brooke, John Warwick (Photographer) https://t.co/UQpC6qKJK9 https://t.co/29FCpXihww http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1163163653568266240

Aug 18 1916 in WWI

Corpus Christi Caller and Daily Herald. August 18, 1916, (Corpus Christi, Texas.)

IWM (Q 3995) “A Vickers machine gun team from the Machine Gun Corps (MGC) wearing PH Type anti-gas helmets in action near Ovillers during the Battle of the Somme, July 1916.LabelA Vickers machine gun team wearing PH Type anti-gas helmets in action near Ovillers during the Battle of the Somme, 1916.“ by Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant)(Photographer)