1917, aeroplanes, air raid, Australia, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Beersheba, Battle of Caporetto, Beersheba, British Empire, civilian casualties, Edmund Allenby, England, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, London, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, prisoners of war, Slovenia, Syria, Tagliamento, Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, Udine, weapons
Capture of Beersheba by General Allenby; 1,800 prisoners and 15 guns taken. Italian armies withdraw behind the Tagliamento. Germans cut off rearguard of Second Army between Udine and the river; another 60,000 prisoners claimed. Thirty German aeroplanes in seven groups attack London; about three machines penetrate the defences; eight killed, 21 injured.