1917, aeroplanes, air raid, Austria-Hungary, Banjsice Plateau, Battle of Hill 70, Battle of Passchendaele, Belgium, civilian casualties, Daugava, Dover, Dvina, Eleventh Battle of the Isonzo, England, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Kent, Latvia, Lens, Margate, Menin, prisoners of war, Ramsgate, Riga, Russia, Slovenia, Ypres
More progress on Bainsizza Plateau and new progress farther south; prisoners now over 16,000. British line advanced 500 yards on a front of about a mile near Ypres-Menin road; farther north they advance half a mile on a two-and-a-half mile front; Lens invested from south, west, and north. German activity on the Dvina, 10 miles south of Riga; Russian line withdrawn from three to eight miles in the north. Ten enemy aeroplanes over Margate, Dover, and Ramsgate; 24 casualties; three raiders brought down and five of protecting German squadron awaiting their return lost.