1918 – March Footnotes

[1] In March 1918, the new Bolshevik government of Soviet Russia ended its role in the First World War by signing the Brest-Litovsk Treaty with the Central Powers. This had a significant impact on the war in Western Europe, giving rise to the German Spring Offensive, also known as the ‘Kaiserschlact’ (Kaiser’s war).

[2] Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn (1873 – 1961) was an American figure and portrait painter. She was married to the notable British impressionist painter Wilfrid de Glehn (1870 – 1951) in 1904 New York.

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