November 19, 1917

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French success at Chaune Wood. Advance into the highlands of Judea; Kuryet-el-Enab carried, six miles west of Jerusalem. U.S. destroyer Chauncey sunk in collision in war zone; 21 lives lost. Mr. Lloyd George defends his scheme of an Allied War Council and his Paris speech; he announces five submarines destroyed on the 17th.

November 18, 1917

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Enemy captures Quero, on the Upper Piave, and Mt. Cornella; Italians counter-attack on Asiago Plateau, capturing over 200 prisoners. Austrians claim capture of a bridgehead 12 miles from Valona, Albania. Allenby’s cavalry occupies Beit-ur-et-Tahta, 12 miles north-west of Jerusalem. Surrender of 262 German soldiers and 700 Askaris south-east of Chivata, German East Africa; total German and native prisoners since beginning of month nearly 3,000. British patrol vessel torpedoed in the Mediterranean; four officers and five men killed. Death of Sir Stanley Maude.

November 17, 1917

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Italians destroy enemy detachments which had crossed the Piave at Fagare. General Allenby’s forces enter Joppa; Turks retiring parallel to the River Auja, four miles north of Joppa. Fight in the North Sea between eight cruisers; enemy chased to within 30 miles of Heligoland; German patrol vessel sunk, one light cruiser on fire, and a third damaged.

November 16, 1917

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Great enemy attack on 20-mile front from the Lower Alps to Quero, on the Piave; Mt. Prasolan taken; Italians retire towards Mt. Grappa, guarding the Venetian plain; enemy cross Lower Piave at Folina and Fagara, but are dispersed at Folina; fighting at Zenson; Italians take over 1,000 prisoners. M. Clemenceau forms a French Ministry.

November 15, 1917

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Italian resistance on the Lower Piave stiffening; retreat in the Val Sugana, Cismon being occupied by the enemy. General Allenby three miles from Joppa; over 9,000 prisoners since October 31. British troops occupy Chivata, German East Africa. Announced British captures on all front since beginning of war, 166,000 prisoners and over 800 guns; total captured by British on Western front, 101,534 since July 1, 1916.

November 14, 1917

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Enemy efforts to break through Italian lines on a 20-mile front from the Trentino to the Middle Piave repulsed. Kerensky escapes from Gatchina. British destroyer and small monitor cooperating with Army in Palestine sunk.

November 13, 1917

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Enemy groups cross the Piave at Grisolera, 20 miles north-east of Venice, but are checked on the Veccia Piave. General Allenby drives the Turks from the Wadi Sukereir, 12 miles north of Ascalon; they retire on the Wadi Surar, eight miles south of Joppa; junction of Beersheba-Damascus line with the line from Jerusalem taken; over 1,500 prisoners. Kerensky’s forces defeated at Tsarskoe Selo. Fall of PainlevĂ© Government.

November 12, 1917

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Mr. Lloyd George in Paris on necessity for Allied War Council, to want of which he attributes Serbian, Rumanian, and Italian disasters. Enemy establish a bridgehead across the Lower Piave at Zenson, 20 miles north-east of Venice; Italians evacuate Fonzaso and part of the Val Sugana, overlooking the Brenta.

November 11, 1917

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Enemy attacks from Asiago Plateau in rear of Italian positions on the Piave defeated. Turkish forces in Palestine taking up a line covering Jerusalem and Hebron, about 23 miles from Jesusalem; total captures in Palestine to date, 5,894 including 286 officers.

November 10, 1917

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British gains north and north-west of Passchendaele, Germans repulsed at Chaume Wood, Verdun, and at Hartmannsweilerkopf. Enemy attacks on the Upper Piave; Belluno occupied.