German attack at a standstill. Turks announce capture of Tabriz.
1918, air raid, Austria, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Matz, Belloy, Chateau-Thierry, communications, Dommary Baroncourt, France, Germany, Italy, Metz, prisoners of war, railway, Tirol, United States of America, Villers-Cotterets, weapons
On the Villers-Cotterets front Germans, after making about two miles progress, are brought to a standstill; enemy claim 15,000 prisoners and 150 guns. Americans north-west of Château-Thierry complete the capture of Belloy Wood. American airmen make their first single-handed bombing raid, bombing station of Dommary Baroncourt, north-west of Metz. Austrian attack at the Tonale Pass, leading from Tirol into Italy, defeated.
1918, Aisne, Battle of Matz, Belloy, Choisy, Compiegne, Forest of Retz, France, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, Ligonya, Matz, Melicocq, Mozambique, Oise, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Portugal, Portuguese Empire, prisoners of war, St Maur, Villers-Cotterets
French regain more ground on their left near Belloy and St. Maur with 400 more prisoners, but on the right Germans gain a footing over the Matz; they enter Mélicocq, but lose it again; across the Oise French abandon their salient around Choisy. New German attack towards Compiègne between the Aisne and the Forest of Villers-Cotterets. British column in Mozambique drives Von Lettow-Vorbeck across the Ligonya River.
French counter-attack, on a seven-mile front from Rubescourt to St. Maur, regains village of Belloy, and takes over 1,000 prisoners and several guns; Germans claim 10,000 prisoners to date in new offensive.
1918, Ancre, Aronde, Australia, Battle of Matz, British Empire, France, Germany, Minister of War, Montdidier, Morlancourt, Newton D Baker, Noyon, prisoners of war, Ribecourt, Somme, Third Battle of Morlancourt, United States of America
Stubborn French resistance on Montdidier-Noyon front; Germans in the centre sweep forward on a six-mile front to the valley of the Aronde, but are driven back again by French counter-attacks; on the right French fall back to Ribécourt; Germans claim 8,000 prisoners. Australian advance south of Morlancourt, between the Ancre and the Somme, on a front of 1½ miles, takes 300 prisoners. Mr. Baker, United States Secretary for War, announces more than 700,000 American soldiers already sent to France.
1918, Adriatic, Austria-Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Navy, Battle of Matz, Croatia, France, Germany, Italian Navy, Italy, Luigi Rizzo, Matz, Montdidier, Noyon, Ressons-sur-Matz, sinking, SMS Szent Istvan
New German offensive on a 22-mile front from Montdidier to Noyon; French fall back on their left and about five miles in the centre, but hold firm on the right; principal German progress along the Valley of the Matz as far as Ressons-sur-Matz. Two of Austria’s four Dreadnoughts torpedoed by Commander Luigi Rizzo, Italian Navy, off the Dalmatian coast; Austrians admit the loss of one of them, the Szent Istvan.