1917, accident, aeroplanes, air raid, Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Braye-en-Laonnois, casualties, Constantinople, England, evacuation, Flanders, France, Galicia, Germany, Great Britain, Halicz, HMS Vanguard, House of Commons, Hurtebise, Imperial German Navy, Iran, Iraq, Istanbul, Kerensky Offensive, Khaniqin, Lavr Kornilov, Lomnica, London, Messines, Oosttaverne, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Navy, Penjvin, prisoners of war, Qasr-i-Shirin, Royal Navy, Russia, seaplanes, Second Battle of the Aisne, sinking, SMS Goeben, Turkey, Ukraine, Wiktorow
General Korniloff takes Wiktorow, five miles south-west of Halicz; enemy falls back behind the River Lomnica; another 1,000 prisoners. British line advanced on the Messines front east of Oosttaverne. German counter-attack on French front east of Hurtebise repelled. French counter-attack at Braye-en-Laonnois; German gains on a front of nearly a mile won back. Russians report their evacuation of Penjvin, Khanikin, and Kasr-i-Shirin, Mesopotamian front, owing to Turkish pressure. H.M.S. Vanguard blown up as a result of internal explosion; 97 survivors out of a complement of about 800. British armed trawler Iceland destroys two German seaplanes. British airmen over Constantinople; they bomb the Goeben and the War Office. Secret Session of House of Commons on London air raid.