1917, Achiet-le-Petit, Asadabad, Baghdad, Bucquoy, cavalry, Ctesiphon, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hamadan, Iran, Kermanshah, Lajj, Operation Alberich, Ottoman Empire, Persia, Russia, Turkey, Verdun
Further British progress south of Bucquoy and Achiet-le-Petit. French recover portion of ground lost at Verdun. British cavalry at Lajj, nine miles from Ctesiphon and 27 from Baghdad. Russians attack Turks retiring from Hamadan in the Assadabad Pass between Hamadan and Kermanshah. Turks abandon strong position west of Shalal, Sinai Peninsula.