1917, Aisne, Arthur Balfour, Battle of Arras, Bulgaria, Chemin-des-Dames, Craonne, Eleftherios Venizelos, Foreign Minister, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Laffaux, Laon, Lens, prisoners of war, Russia, Russian Revolution, Second Battle of the Aisne, trenches, United States of America
Great French Advance north of the Aisne on a front of nearly 20 miles; the crest of the Craonne ridge won, with the Chemin des Dames, and over 6,000 prisoners; great progress near Laffaux, on the road to Laon, and on either side of Craonne village. Fierce fighting on the British front; a small section of German first line, near Lens, taken. Venizelists in action; with the French they attack Bulgarian trenches on a three-mile front near Liumnitza. By a small majority Council of Workmen’s and Soldiers’ Delegates pass a vote of confidence in Russian Provisional Government. Mr. Balfour addresses Congress.