1917, aeroplanes, air raid, Argentina, Battle of Passchendaele, Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, Bois de Chaume, bombardment, British Empire, civilian casualties, England, Fosses, France, German East Africa, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, Lincolnshire, London, Luxburg Affair, Ostend, Polygon Wood, Royal Navy, Tanzania, Tower Hamlets, Verdun, Yorkshire, Ypres, Zeppelin
German attacks between Tower Hamlets and Polygon Wood; two points temporarily penetrated, but Germans later ejected. Further German attacks at Verdun between Fosses and Chaume Woods repulsed. German aeroplane raid on London; not more than two raiders succeed in penetrating defences, and a second group of raiders later driven off; seven people killed and 25 injured; Germans report loss of one machine. Hostile airships reported off Yorkshire and Lincolnshire coasts; three slight casualties. British warships bombard Ostend. German Kilwa column, East Africa, broken up; fresh attacks on the Lindi column. Argentine Chamber of Deputies, following resolution of the Senate, votes for immediate rupture with Germany.