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Today -100: June 27, 1917: Of air raids
The recent German raids on London by fixed-wing planes have led to demands for reprisals in kind on German towns, but Minister of War Lord Derby tells the House of Lords that Britain should not try to imitate German brutality. Baron Montagu says that the Germans have a perfect right to bomb London.

::INCIDENTALLY:: The world "slackers" appeared in an NYT headline 25 June, 1917 with respect to reported militancy emerging from an "Amazonian" battalion of Russian "tigress" mothers.

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by Cat on Tue Jun 27th, 2017 at 12:59:37 PM EST
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