June 23, 2024


World News – 100 years ago

Russian Munition Depot Blown Up

The greatest Bolshevik munition depot containing many millions of rifle cartridges and artillery shells, with a large stock of hand-grenades, at Lipovets, near Vinnitsa, Ukraine, has been blown up by Ukrainian insurgents.

Thirty-seven Soviet soldiers and nine Commissaries were killed.

Three Ukrainians who were suspected were shot dead on the spot – Exchange.

The Guardian

London, Greater London, England 07 Jun 1922