1918, Auja, Battle of Tell 'Asure, Edmund Allenby, Euphrates, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hit, Iraq, Nablus, Neuve Chapelle, occupation, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Portugal, Shechem, Turkey, William Marshall
German raid on Portuguese positions near Neuve Chapelle; Portuguese counter-attack penetrates the German second line. Allenby‘s troops force the passage of the River Auja on the British right, and, in the centre, overcome the mountain barrier of Tel-el-Sur; obstinate fighting in the Robbers’ Valley, 12 miles from Shechem. General Marshall occupies Hit on the Euphrates.
1918, Edmund Allenby, Estonia, Euphrates, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hit, Iraq, Jericho, Jerusalem, Khan Abu Rayat, Kiev, Lorraine, Moscow, Nablus, Nancy, occupation, Operation Faustschlag, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Petrograd, prisoners of war, Ramadi, Reval, Russia, Shechem, St Petersburg, Tallinn, Turkey, Ukraine, William Marshall
German advance in Russia continues towards Reval, Petrograd, Moscow, and Kieff; 9,000 prisoners to date. Allenby within four miles of Jericho; advance north of Jerusalem on a four-mile front on the Shechem road. General Marshall advances up the Euphrates and occupies Khan Abu Rayat, 14 miles north of Ramadie, while patrols advance to within 10 miles of Hit. French raid in Lorraine, east of Nancy; 525 prisoners.