The Great War- June 1917


The Great War- June 1917

Western Front

7th to 14th June            Battle of Messines

25th June                       First American troops land in France


Various Campaigns

9th June                         Victor Richardson, friend of Vera Brittain, dies of wounds

10th to 25th June           Battle of Ortigara

13th June                        First successful heavy bomber raid on London


The Eastern Front

21st June                       Kerensky Replaces Lvov as Minister-President of Russian Government


The Balkans

Early June                       Flora Sandes rejoins her Serbian regiment after being wounded

12th June                       Greece: King Constantine I abdicates

30th June                        Greece declares war on the Central powers







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