Category: wwi

Jun 18 1919 “A letter concerning the all…

Jun 18 1919 “A letter concerning the allocation of a badge for the members / volunteers of the St. John’s Ambulance Association / Brigade. Part of the Julie Tomlinson collection, AG 222” https://t.co/WnJ87oPHwe https://t.co/MMLtJboCc5 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140981985139027971

Jun 18 1919 A group of businessmen including t…

Jun 18 1919 A group of businessmen including the philanthropist Isaac Leib Goldberg take over a British newspaper and found Hadashot Ha’aretz (“News of the Land”). Later, shortening the name to Haaretz https://t.co/BDRejTMrGT https://t.co/BnqTmhnEEW http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140980531447779330

Picture of Gilbert Edison Rose. His “par…

Picture of Gilbert Edison Rose. His “parents were early settlers to the Rangiwahia district. Gilbert served with the 27th New Zealand Mounted Rifles during World War One. His military service began on 28 October 1916 and ended Jun 17 1919 https://t.co/XoC2TxJc8m https://t.co/0iNxPL1bXn http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140622063712890883

Jun 17 1919 Memorial Service, St. Paul’s…

Jun 17 1919 Memorial Service, St. Paul’s Church, Rothesay, New Brunswick https://t.co/O8ylcNsYpw https://t.co/JHrhKFjqVg http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140621300974546944

Jun 17 1919 Hickory Daily Record (NC) covers t…

Jun 17 1919 Hickory Daily Record (NC) covers the Victory loan parade at Victory Way on Park Ave, NYC showing two pyramids built from German helmets https://t.co/gE7FUAg5h0 https://t.co/UKP158tg6T http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140620384611344386

Jun 17 1919 US Refugees Flee Mexico as US Army…

Jun 17 1919 US Refugees Flee Mexico as US Army crosses the border https://t.co/fpc6zEo2gC https://t.co/5qXzGI7pP5 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140620125839613952

Jun 17 1919 Czechs in battle with Hungarian Co…

Jun 17 1919 Czechs in battle with Hungarian Communist state – Communist riots in Switzerland – KKK movie Birth of a Nation playing at the Globe: 25¢ kids 35¢ adults – The Evening Caledonian https://t.co/wp8uBICcpL https://t.co/uaQBwjarVi http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140619849040711681

Jun 17 1919 Can a good looking girl be a good …

Jun 17 1919 Can a good looking girl be a good striker? https://t.co/jPIMQKIMXF https://t.co/xCdg35ILXc http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140619637471600640

Jun 17 1919 During Russian civil war Augustus …

Jun 17 1919 During Russian civil war Augustus Agar, commanding a small boat, sneaks into Soviet Naval Base and sinks Russian cruiser, 6645 ton, Oleg. For his actions he is awarded the Victoria Cross and was promoted to Lieutenant Commander on 30 June 1919 https://t.co/S1HlNATkMh https://t.co/1LkX24Sqd0 http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140619208939540481

Jun 17 1919 Moissi Simplicissimus https://t.co…

Jun 17 1919
Moissi
Simplicissimus https://t.co/TEdBNF8j4v http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1140617886353879041