Armistice Terms Accepted.
1918, Allies, armistice, Armistice of Mudros, Battle of Sharqat, Black Sea, Bosphorus, Dardanelles, fortress, Great Britain, Iraq, Kalat Shergat, Ottoman Army, Ottoman Empire, prisoners of war, surrender, Tigris, Turkey
Surrender of the Turkish Army on the Tigris after a battle near Kalat Shergat lasting six days; 7,000 prisoners. Armistice with Turkey agreed on, terms including free passage for Allied Fleets through Bosporus to Black Sea; occupation of forts in Dardanelles and Bosporus necessary to secure their passage, and immediate repatriation of all Allied prisoners of war.
1918, American President, armistice, Battle of Sharqat, Battle of the Selle, Belgium, Bleharies, British Army, Bruay, Espain, Final Advance in Picardy, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, Iraq, Kirkuk, La Souche, Le Cateau, Lesser Zab, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Ottoman Empire, peace, Scheldt, Tournai, Turkey, United States of America, Valenciennes, Woodrow Wilson
Third and 4th British Armies advance between the Scheldt and Le Cateau on a 20-mile front to a depth of three or four miles; farther north the 1st Army, between Valenciennes and Tournai, takes Bruay and Bleharies and Espain, towards Tournai. French cross the Souche. Turkish retirement in Mesopotamia towards the Lesser Zab; British within four miles of Kirkuk. President Wilson’s final reply to Germany; he is willing to take up the question of an armistice, but extraordinary safeguards must be demanded.
1918, abdication, American President, Armentieres, armistice, Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, Battle of the Canal du Nord, Battle of the Hindenburg Line, Bulgaria, Cambrai, Epinoy, Final Advance in Artois, France, German Imperial Chancellor, Germany, Grand Pre, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, King Boris III, King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Lens, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, monarchy, peace, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Reims, Scarpe, Somme-Py, United States of America, Varennes, Verdun, Woodrow Wilson
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.
1918, Aisne, Allies, armistice, Aure, Battle of the Canal du Nord, Battle of the Hindenburg Line, Belgium, Blecourt, Bulgaria, Cambrai, Champagne, communications, Crevecour, Damascus, Fifth Battle of Ypres, Final Advance in Flanders, Flanders, France, General Berthelot, Georg von Hertling, Germany, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, Jordan, Marfaux, Masnieres, Menin, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, occupation, Ottoman Empire, peace, prisoners of war, railway, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Skopje, Staden, surrender, Third Transjordan Attack, Turkey, Uskub, Vardar Offensive, Vesle, Villers-Guislain
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]
1918, Ailette, Aisne, Arabs, armistice, Battle of Jisr Benat Yakub, Battle of Somme-Py, Belgium, Brieulles, Bulgaria, Champagne, Charles Mangin, Deraa, Dixmude, Edmund Allenby, Exermont, Fifth Battle of Ypres, Final Advance in Flanders, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, Houthulst Forest, Hundred Days Offensive, Jisr Benat Yakub, Jordan, King Albert I, Maure, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, monarchy, peace, Ploegsteert, prisoners of war, Royal Navy, Somme-Py, Third Transjordan Attack, United States of America
Anglo-Belgian Attack under King Albert on a 23-mile front from near Dixmude to Ploegsteert; a four-mile advance takes all Houthulst Forest and 4,000 prisoners; British Fleet cooperating. In Champagne, French take Somme-Py and Maure; Americans reach Brieulles and Exermont, taking 20 towns. Mangin advances on the Aisne; enemy withdraws to the Ailette. Allenby crosses the Upper Jordan at Jisr Benat Yakub; junction effected with Arabs near Deraa. It is announced that Bulgaria has requested an armistice with a view to peace negotiations.