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143 [March 18th, 1917] Sea War: Three US ships are sunk without warning by German submarines. (imgur.com)
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276 [March 19, 1917] Women authorized to join U.S. Navy (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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153 [March 20, 1917] Vera Lynn born. (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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306 [March 21st, 1917] 19-year-old Joseph Goebbels gives the valedictorian speech at his school, claiming, "the entire world gazes [at Germany] with fear and admiration" (spartacus-educational.com)
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296 [March 22, 1917] Husband refuses to bathe, wife takes him to court (chroniclingamerica.loc.gov)
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77 [March 18th, 1917] Turkish Fronts: In Mesopotamia, Maude fears that the Turks will destroy the dam at Falluja, which controls the flow of water into the Sakhlawiya Canal, and flood Baghdad. He sends the 7th Brigade of the 3rd Indian Divisions to Falluja, 35 miles to the west of Baghdad. (en.wikipedia.org)
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51 [March 19, 1917] The Supreme Court upheld the eight-hour work day for railroads in Wilson v. New. (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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102 [March 20th, 1917] Washington, D.C.: President Wilson's Cabinet unanimously advises him to ask Congress for a declaration of war against Germany. (ww2-weapons.com)
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206 [March 21, 1917] Loretta Perfectus Walsh becomes the first femaile sailor in the United States Navy (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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81 [March 22nd, 1917] Home Fronts: Nicholas II arrives at Tsarskoe Selo to be with his wife and children. Two days previously the Provisional Government decreed the arrest of the royal couple. (firstworldwar.com)
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76 [March 18th, 1917] "Des déserteurs allemands passent la Meuse glacée pour se réfugier en Hollande" (German deserters cross the frozen Meuse to take refuge in Holland) (Petit Journal) (gallica.bnf.fr)
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23 [March 19, 1917] The Russian Royal Family as published by Bain News Service, March 19, 1917. (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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66 [March 20th, 1917] "Characteristic: A Hunnish Retreat" (Western Mail cartoon) (cartoonww1.org)
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10 [March 21st, 1917] The Petrograd Soviet creates the Contact Commission as an organ of communication with the Provisional Government. Meanwhile, the Provisional Government refuses to allow Finland the independence it demands. (en.wikipedia.org)
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38 [March 22nd, 1917] Russia: The USA is the first government in the world to formally recognize the new Provisional Government. Two days later, France, England, and Italy would follow suit, after receiving assurance the government would continue to wage war. (ww2-weapons.com)
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68 [March 18th, 1917] Russia: The first issue of Pravda is published, since being closed down as a result of its peaceful stance on the World War. (books.google.co.uk)
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11 [March 19, 1917] Hoy Oilfield near Enid, Oklahoma. (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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52 [March 20, 1917] Branch Rickey hired to manage the Cardinals (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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8 [March 21st, 1917] Punch cartoons. (imgur.com)
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15 [March 22nd, 1917] SMS Möwe Returns To Port. (imgur.com)
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59 [March 18, 1917] Excélsior, Mexico City's second oldest newspaper, founded (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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6 [March 19th- 20th, 1917] British troops arrive at Falluja to find that the Turks have fled, but they also discover that the Turks have made a breach in the embankment of the Sakhlawiya canal. This damage is too extensive to repair, but the flooding proves to be not as serious as anticipated. (ww2-weapons.com)
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36 [March 20th, 1917] Outrage as sub hits UK hospital ship. (imgur.com)
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6 [March 21st, 1917] Washington: President Wilson calls special session of Congress to discuss matters of national policy towards Germany. (query.nytimes.com)
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11 [March 22nd, 1917] New York City: A rally of twelve thousand people at Madison Square Garden cheers Roosevelt, supporting his call for war. (books.google.co.uk)
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22 [March 18, 1917] The Laramie Boomerang: Extra Edition. Three US Steamers Are Sunk, Railroad Strike Is Averted Again, Villa Ready for an attack on Chihuahua, Sinn Feiners Flag used by California Irish Saturday (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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3 [March 19th, 1917] "Insecure Idols" (Western Mail cartoon) (cartoonww1.org)
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31 [March 20, 1917] The Wyoming Tribune: US Conceded In State Of War, Gave Up Overcoat at Ft. Russell-Dies In Few Days, Colorado Cavalry Arrives at Ft. Russell, Russia's Assembly Will Decide On Government, German Crew Makes Break for Liberty (lexanteinternet.blogspot.com)
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4 [March 21st, 1917] Herbert Asquith is among those defending the Dardanelles Campaign as the Commons debates the official report (Daily Telegraph) (telegraph.co.uk)
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9 [March 18, 1917] Union League Club event of March 18, 1917 and the Hughes, Roosevelt, Root dinner that followed. (deadpresidents.tumblr.com)
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3 [March 19th, 1917] "Nesle, nach dem deutschen Rückzug an der Somme. Englische Soldaten in einer Vorstadt (19. März 1917)". (Nesle, after the German retreat on the Somme. English soldiers in a suburb). (upload.wikimedia.org)
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24 [March 20th, 1917] Lieutenant Frank Hubert McNamara becomes the first Australian airman to receive the Victoria Cross. (en.wikipedia.org)
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3 [March 21st, 1917] First Imperial War Conference. (imgur.com)
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3 [March 18th, 1917] Mesopotamia: Maude's troops sweep to the west of Baghdad to capture Nukhta and to the northeast to capture Buhriz and Ba'qubah on the Diyala River. (ww2-weapons.com)
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3 [March 19th, 1917] Mesopotamia: Maude’s proclamation to Baghdad promises Arab freedom. British take Falluja (west of Baghdad) ending Turk control of Euphrates sluice gates. (wwi.lib.byu.edu)
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21 [March 20th, 1917] A motion to reduce the salary of the British Prime Minister by £100 is introduced in the British House of Commons as a protest against the refusal to publish the proceedings of the 1916 Rising courts martial. (hansard.millbanksystems.com)
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3 [March 21st, 1917] Petrograd: Ex-Czar and and Czarina are arrested. (ww2-weapons.com)
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2 [March 18th, 1917] British Troops Enter Péronne. (imgur.com)
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2 [March 19th, 1917] The United States Supreme Court upholds the eight-hour workday for railroads. (books.google.co.uk)
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11 [META] What did we miss last week Mondays! (self.100yearsago)
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1 [March 19th, 1917] Hindenburg Line: The Germans successfully complete their withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line, conceding the initiative on the Western Front to the Allies and embracing a policy of "strategic defense". (en.wikipedia.org)
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5 [March 20th, 1917] Petrograd: Responding to pressure from the Petrograd Soviet, the Provisional Government places the czar and his family under house arrest at Tsarskoye Selo, intending to allow them to leave some time later for asylum in England. (books.google.co.uk)
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1 [March 19th, 1917] Russia: The Provisional Government declares a general amnesty for all political prisoners. (books.google.co.uk)
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5 [March 20th, 1917] Atlantic Ocean: A U-boat sinks a fully lit hospital ship. (en.wikipedia.org)
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1 [March 19th, 1917] First flight: Ansaldo SVA. (en.wikipedia.org)
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3 [March 20th, 1917] New York City: Former president Theodore Roosevelt issues a statement calling for war with Germany. (books.google.co.uk)
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1 [March 19th, 1917] "Our Friends, the Hayseeds" released in Sydney. The film made by Beaumont Smith was Australia's first substantial film comedy. (en.wikipedia.org)
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3 [March 20th, 1917] M. Ribot succeeds M. Briand as French Premier and Minister for Foreign Affairs. M. Painlevé appointed French Minister for War. (en.wikipedia.org)
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2 [March 20th, 1917] Imperial war cabinet meets in London. (en.wikipedia.org)
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2 [March 20th, 1917] Washington, D.C.: German U-boats cause rift with U.S. (imgur.com)
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2 [March 20th, 1917] Australia's Only WW1 Aerial VC (Frank McNamara). (imgur.com)
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