1917, Arras, Austria-Hungary, Bapaume, Cambrai, Canal de Saint-Quentin, Crozat Canal, Dvinsk, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hindenburg Line, Imperial German Navy, La Fere, merchant shipping, Mikhail Alekseyev, Oise, Riga, Romania, Russia, sinking, SMS Mowe, St Quentin
French defeat the Germans between St. Quentin and La Fère; Germans flood the Oise Valley; La Fère under water; further French advance on the Crozat Canal. Fighting on the British front between Arras and the Bapaume-Cambrai road. General Alexeieff reports great German concentration on Riga-Dvinsk front. Rumanians lose positions south of the Trotus Valley. Germans announce return of raider Möwe to port, and names of nine more victims.