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Fall of Bethmann Hollweg, the German Chancellor; Herr Michaelis succeeds him. German attack on the Chemin des Dames Ridge, west of Craonne; they win two lines of trenches in the Cerny salient, but lose most of them again; French success at Moronvilliers Ridge, taking trenches, the peaks of Mont Haut and Le Teton, and 360 prisoners. British raid on Turkish lines near Gaza. The King and Queen return to London after 10 days’ visit to France.

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