Today is Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Today in
World War I History

1915 - The Russian XX Corps surrendered to the Germans.

1915 - The French War Ministry issued a memorandum that contained instructions on how to use "shells with stupefying gasses."

1916 - In Verdun, France, a German attack caught the French relatively unprepared. The engagement at Verndun ended on December 18 when the Germans called a stop to their attacks. (Battle of Verdun)



World War I Quote

"Armed neutrality is ineffectual enough at best."
- President Woodrow Wilson, April 2, 1917

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