1917, Arthur Hoffmann, Bonar Law, Champagne, England, Foreign Minister, France, Germany, Great Britain, Grimm-Hoffmann Affair, Jan Christiaan Smuts, peace, Petrograd, Robert Grimm, Russia, Second Battle of the Aisne, Switzerland
Fighting at Infantry Hill; Germans capture certain advance posts. French capture a German salient in Champagne between Mont Cornillet and Mont Blond. Mr. Bonar Law announces General Smuts to attend the War Cabinet while in England. Herr Hoffmann, Swiss Foreign Minister, who had forwarded German peace terms to Herr Grimm in Petrograd, resigns.