This Day In History

  • 1841 1st Afghan War. 40th Regiment march into Kandahar from Quetta.
  • 1914 First Battle of Ypres. Successful bayonet charge by 1st Loyals at the Kortakeer Cabaret
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Mons Rose 2004

The Friends at the canal railway bridge near Mons, Belgium, where British and German soldiers first exchanged fire in August 1914.