1917, Abu Dis, air raid, Alexey Kaledin, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Jerusalem, British Empire, Broadstairs, Canada, civilian casualties, Col Caprile, Edmund Allenby, election, England, English Channel, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Jerusalem, Kent, London, Margate, Palestine, prisoners of war, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Russian Civil War, Russian Revolution
War Office announce General Allenby occupied high ground east of Abu Dis, two miles south-east of Jerusalem; 117 prisoners. Enemy attacks east of the Brenta from Col Caprile to Mt. Pertica; enemy capture Mt. Asolone; over 2,000 prisoners claimed. Rostoff in Kaledin‘s hands. Air raid by six groups of raiders, of which five machines reach London; 10 killed, 70 injured; one raider brought down by gunfire off Kent coast and another believed destroyed in the Channel. Result of Canadian elections, showing large majority for Unionist Party.