Government issue document showing active connexion between leaders of Sinn Fein movement and Germans; a second rising planned in 1917, but fell through, as Germany declined military help; last month Government obtained information of a plan for landing munitions from submarines and a new rising to follow German offensive in West.
1918, Allies, British Prime Minister, casualties, Edinburgh, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Moldavia, Imperial German Navy, Lloyd George, merchant shipping, Royal Navy, Scotland, sinking, submarine, United States of America
British armed mercantile cruiser Moldavia torpedoed and sunk; 56 American troops killed by explosion. Mr. Lloyd George at Edinburgh; Allies sinking more submarines than the enemy can build and building merchant ships faster than Germans can sink them.
1918, aeroplanes, air raid, Belgium, civilian casualties, communications, France, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, Liege, Mahua, Mozambique, Nanungu, Paris, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Portugal, Portuguese Empire, railway, sinking, William FS Edwards, Zeebrugge
British air raid on Liége railway junctions. German air raid on Paris by about 30 machines, only one of which gets through defences; 1 killed, 12 injured. Air raids on Zeebrugge; a German destroyer in the harbour sunk by a bomb. General Edwards in contact with Von Lettow Vorbeck‘s forces between Nanungu and Mahua and drives him westwards.
1918, aeroplanes, air raid, Australia, British Empire, Cologne, France, Germany, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, internment, Morlancourt, prisoners of war, seaplanes, SM U-39, Spain, submarine, Ville-sur-Ancre
Australians capture post west of Morlancourt and later raid Ville-sur-Ancre, north-west of Morlancourt; 381 prisoners. First daylight raid by British airmen on Cologne; all return safely. German submarine U39 damaged by bombs from French seaplane, towed into Cartagena harbour by another U-boat and interned.
Arab forces north and south of Maan take 264 Turkish prisoners and demolish part of the Hedjaz railway. Italian destroyers attack an enemy convoy off Durazzo and sink a transport.
1918, Atlantic Ocean, Avre, Baghdad, France, Germany, Imperial German Navy, Iran, Iraq, Lesser Zab, Mosul, Ottoman Empire, Persia, Portugal, prisoners of war, Royal Navy, sinking, submarine, Suj Bulak, Turkey, Ushnu, weapons
West of the Avre Valley French defeat a German attack and take 100 prisoners. Further advance on the Baghdad-Mosul road; enemy driven over the Lesser Zab, 70 miles from Mosul; 30 more prisoners and two guns taken. Turks and Kurds announced across the Persian frontier, occupying Ushnu and Suj Bulak. New German submarine cruiser sunk by British Atlantic escort submarine off Cape St. Vincent.
1918, Albert, Allies, Belgium, Bucquoy, Flanders, France, Frederick Barton Maurice, Germany, Grivesnes, H. H. Asquith, HMS Vindictive, House of Commons, Italy, Kemmel, La Clytte, Montdidier, Monte Carno, Ostend, prisoners of war, Ridge Wood, Royal Navy, Trentino, Voormezeele
German attack between Voormezeele and La Clytte near Ridge Wood defeated; Allied line slightly pressed back north of Kemmel, but restored; fighting at Bucquoy and near Albert; French surprise attack at Grivesnes, north-west of Montdidier; 258 prisoners. Italians storm Monte Corno in the Vallarsa and take 100 prisoners. H.M.S. Vindictive, laden with concrete, sunk in Ostend Harbour between the piers. Mr. Asquith’s motion to refer the charges of inaccuracy made by General Maurice against Ministers defeated by 293 votes to 106.
1918, Adriatic, Albania, Alfred Carpenter, Austria-Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Navy, Battle of the Lys, Belgium, Bruges, Durazzo, Durres, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Brilliant, HMS Daffodil, HMS Intrepid, HMS Iphigenia, HMS Iris II, HMS Sirius, HMS Thetis, HMS Vindictive, Imperial German Navy, North Sea, Ostend, Ostend Raid, prisoners of war, Robecq, Royal Navy, Sir Roger Keyes, submarine, Zeebrugge, Zeebrugge Raid
Naval Raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend by forces under Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; after intensive bombardment by monitors, cruiser Vindicative, Commander Carpenter, and auxiliaries Iris and Daffodil run alongside mole at Zeebrugge and land storming parties while three obsolete cruisers filled with concrete enter the harbour and two of them, the Iphigenia and Intrepid, are successfully sunk at the entrance of the Bruges Canal and an obsolete submarine run against piling of the mole and blown up; at Ostend two other block ships run ashore with a view to blocking up the harbour. British line advanced slightly near Robecq; 120 prisoners. Two British destroyers engage five Austrian destroyers in Adriatic; enemy fly for shelter to Durazzo.