1918, Atlantic Ocean, Avre, Baghdad, France, Germany, Imperial German Navy, Iran, Iraq, Lesser Zab, Mosul, Ottoman Empire, Persia, Portugal, prisoners of war, Royal Navy, sinking, submarine, Suj Bulak, Turkey, Ushnu, weapons
West of the Avre Valley French defeat a German attack and take 100 prisoners. Further advance on the Baghdad-Mosul road; enemy driven over the Lesser Zab, 70 miles from Mosul; 30 more prisoners and two guns taken. Turks and Kurds announced across the Persian frontier, occupying Ushnu and Suj Bulak. New German submarine cruiser sunk by British Atlantic escort submarine off Cape St. Vincent.