1918, Armentieres, Belgium, Butte du Mesnil, Champagne, Flanders, fortress, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Calgarian, Imperial German Navy, mines, Netherlands, Neuve Chapelle, North Channel, North Sea, Portugal, prisoners of war, Reims, Royal Navy, sinking, Vlieland, Zuyderzee
British captures in France during February 312 prisoners. British raid south of Armentières; many German raids in Flanders, particularly on the Portuguese front near Neuve Chapelle. German attacks renewed at the Butte du Mesnil; a footing gained in positions captured by the French on February 13. Fighting on the Reims front; Germans gain an outer work near La Pompelle Fort, but lose it the next day. H.M. armed merchant cruiser Calgarian torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coast; 21 officers and 46 men lost. German destroyer and two mine-sweepers sunk in a minefield off Vlieland, near entrance of Zuyder Zee.