1911, 1918, accident, casualties, Chemin-des-Dames, English Channel, France, Gaetano Giardina, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Boxer, Italy, Luigi Cadorna, merchant shipping, Royal Navy, sinking, Sir John Jellicoe, submarine, Supreme War Council, Woevre
French repulse German attacks north of Chemin des Dames and in the Woeuvre. General Cadorna succeeded as Italian member of Versailles Military Committee by General Gaetano Giardina. British destroyer, Boxer, sunk in Channel as result of collision; one boy missing. Lord Jellicoe on U-boat war; he hopes submarine will be killed by about August; he recalls Lord Fisher’s warning in 1911 that Germany would employ submarines against merchant shipping.