26 Mar 1918
  • Peter Drummond was awarded the Distinguished Service Order medal. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Admiral Austin Knight, Commander-in-Chief of the US Asiatic Fleet (flying his flag in the USS Brooklyn) reported that a strong contingent of Red Guards, with at least three German officers among then, had arrived in Vladivostok, Russia. Two days later he reported that the Bolsheviks had begun to remove allied war supplies at the rate of forty railway truckloads per day. ww2dbase [AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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