1917, armistice, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Cambrai, Battle of Nebi Samwil, Bourlon Wood, Brenta, British Empire, Cambrai, Cantaing, Commander-in-Chief, Craonne, Edmund Allenby, First Battle of Monte Grappa, First Battle of the Piave, Fontaine Notre Dame, France, German East Africa, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Jerusalem, Juvincourt, Kitangani, merchant shipping, Mount Fontana Secca, Mouvres, Nikolai Krylenko, Nikolay Dukhonin, Noyelles, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, peace, Piave, prisoners of war, Russia, Russian Army, Russian Revolution, Scheldt, Tanzania, Turkey
British advance continues; ground on east bank of Scheldt Canal, Noyelles, Cantaing, part of Bourlon Wood, and Mouvres taken, and Fontaine Notre Dame, 2½ miles from Cambrai, entered; 8,000 prisoners to date. French carry a salient south of Juvincourt, Craonne Plateau, taking 400 prisoners. Enemy take Mt. Fontana Secca, between the Brenta and the Piave. General Allenby takes Nebi Samwil Ridge (Mizpeh), five miles from Jerusalem. German surrenders at Simba’s; Kitangani Valley, East Africa. Germany announces widening of the zone barred to shipping. General Dukhonin, Russian Commander-in-Chief, refusing to offer an armistice to the enemy, is relieved of his command by the Bolshevist Government, and Ensign Krilenko appointed in his place.