While doing research for a Fourth of July themed post I came across this gem from 1918. That led to more research and this blog. I went to Footnote and grabbed the images.
|The Toronto World - June 27, 1918|
image from Google
|London Times - July 4, 1918|
image from Footnote
|Gorrell's History - AEF Air Service|
images from Footnote
I can only think that the Brits were in on the jollification to pacify the American troops. Apparently the royal family didn't want us to open another can of Yorktown on their butt.
Happy Independence Day! Be safe.