October 9, 1918

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Fall of Cambrai to Canadian troops of the 1st Army; British 3rd and 4th Armies defeat 23 German divisions between Cambrai and St. Quentin; Allied advance to within four miles of Le Cateau; French advance five miles east of St. Quentin. In the valley of the Aisne Grand Ham and Lancon taken. Baalbek entered.

October 8, 1918

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Great British Attack, assisted by French and Americans, on a 21-mile front from Cambrai to St. Quentin in the direction of Le Cateau and Guise; in the south French take Essigny-le-Petit and Fontaine, thence to the north Americans and British capture the Beaurevoir-Masnières line, and reach the Cambrai-Guise road. Gouraud threatens the line of the Suippe, and in direct attacks French take Bazancourt and enter Isles-sur-Suippe. East of the Meuse French and Americans advance north of Verdun.

October 7, 1918

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French win other passages of the Suippes at Pont Givart and Amenancourt, and take Berry-au-Bac across the Aisne. North-east of St. Quentin French take Remancourt. North of the Scarpe British gain Oppy and Bische St. Vaast. British troops occupy Sidon and French occupy Beirut. Italians capture Elbasan.

October 6, 1918

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French pass beyond Nogent l’Abesse and the Arnes; Germans behind the Suippes, which French cross at Bertricourt. British take Tresnoy, north of the Scarpe. Zahlek and Rayak, 30 miles north-west of Damascus occupied.

October 5, 1918

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German retreat in Champagne on a front of 30 miles towards the Suippes and the Arnes; Moronvillers Ridge and Brimont Fort captured. British take Montbrehain, Beaurevoir, Aubencheul. Enemy retires from the Scheldt Canal.

October 4, 1918

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British advance on a 20-mile front east of Armentières and Lens; and between Lens and Cambrai, north of the Scarpe and east of Epinoy. French and Americans advance between Reims and Verdun, French gaining high ground north and north-west of Somme-Py, and Americans advancing two miles on Varennes-Grand-Pré road. Prince Max of Baden appointed German Chancellor; German Note to President Wilson proposing an armistice. King Ferdinand abdicates in favour of his son, Prince Boris.

October 3, 1918

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French and Belgian advance reaches Hooglede and Hooglede-Roulers road. British occupy Armentières. North of St. Quentin British attack on an eight-mile front, taking Sequehart; on the left they take Ramicourt and Wiancourt, and north, again, Le Catelet and Gouy; south-east of Le Catelet Australians break Beaurevoir-Fonsomme line. French take Loivre, north-west of Reims, and Challerange in Champagne.

October 2, 1918

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British break the Rumilly-Beaurevoir-Fonsomme line between Cambrai and St. Quentin. On the Ypres front British take Ledeghem and cross the Lys between Wervicq and Comines. German withdrawal from Armentières, La Bassée, and Lille; British take Fleurbaix. Italian and British warships attack Durazzo, destroying the base and sinking Austrian torpedo-boat.

October 1, 1918

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Fall of St. Quentin to the French; north of St. Quentin British take Levergies and Estrée [sic] and farther north Vendhuile. French progress between Vesle and Aisne; Gouraud advances on a 14-mile front in Champagne, taking Binarville, Condé, Autry, and Vaux. Over 250,000 prisoners taken by Allies in France since July 15. Italian advance in Albania; Berat taken.

September 30, 1918

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Further progress on the Western Front. Ten thousand more prisoners east of the Jordan. Bulgaria accepts the Allied terms and surrenders. The terms include railway occupation, thus breaking direct German communication with Turkey. [Printed October 1, 1918]

Fall of Damascus. Bulgaria accepts the Allied terms and surrenders. Further Anglo-Belgian advance; Belgians fighting in Staden, British within two miles of Menin. British in the outskirts of Cambrai; Blécourt, Masnières, Crèvecour, and Villers-Guislain taken. General Berthelot attacks between the Vesle and Aisne; French carry Marfaux and Aure on the Champagne front. French take Uskub. Count Hertling and all German Secretaries of State resign. [Printed November 1, 1918]