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.