1918, Ardre, Battle of Reims, Battle of Soissons, Bois de Courton, Cape Cod, Chateau-Thierry, Coitrin, France, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, Italy, Marfaux, Marne, merchant shipping, prisoners of war, Reims, Second Battle of the Marne, sinking, SM U-156, Soissons, submarine, United States of America
French retake Château-Thierry and reach the Soissons-Château-Thierry road along almost its whole length; between the Marne and Reims British, cooperating with French and Italians, take the Bois de Courton and push down the valley of the Ardre, taking Marfaux, which they lose again, and Coitrin; 1,500 more prisoners. German submarine sinks three coal barges and a tug off Cape Cod.
*sic. The Times’ Diary mistakenly dated this entry for July 21, 1918.