On this day, Sat Sep 29 16:30:32 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


The American Expeditionary Force stutters to a halt on the Meuse-Argonne front as communication and supply line chaos, combined with German defences, stop the American advance.
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On this day, Sat Sep 29 06:00:39 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


British forces advance across the St Quentin canal, as well as scaling ladders and boats, 3000 lifebelts, taken from cross-channel ferries are used in the crossing. 5000 German soldiers are taken prisoner.
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On this day, Fri Sep 28 19:25:13 +0000 2018, One Hundred Years Ago


Prime Minister Lloyd George and Lord Milner, the Secretary of State for War, urge Haig to restrict the scale of his offensives on the Western Front, fearing that they will not have the manpower needed for the battles expected in 1919.
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