1917, aeroplanes, air raid, American President, bombardment, Bulgaria, casualties, Danube, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Simoom, IJmuiden, Imperial German Navy, Latvia, Netherlands, North Sea, peace, Riga, Romania, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Navy, Russia, Saar, Saarbrucken, sinking, Tulcea, Tulvea, United States of America, V69, Verdun, Woodrow Wilson, Ymuiden
Two actions in the North Sea off the Dutch coast: division of German destroyers encountered by British light forces; one enemy destroyer sunk, the others scattered; subsequent destroyer action off Schouwen Bank; British destroyer torpedoed and eventually sunk by British ships; 47 lives lost; German destroyer V 69 puts into Ymuiden badly battered, with many killed and wounded, including the division commander, Corvette-Captain Schültz, killed. German attacks on Riga front driven off. Bulgarians cross an arm of the Danube opposite Tultcha. Unsuccessful German attack at Verdun driven off. Sixteen British naval aeroplanes bombard blast furnaces of Burbach, in the Sarre basin. President Wilson’s speech in the United States Senate on peace; disapproval of a peace based on victory of either belligerent alliance.
1915, aeroplanes, air raid, Austria-Hungary, Breisgau, casualties, communications, espionage, France, Freiburg, Germany, James Archibald, Konstantin Dumba, Lorraine, Ottoman Empire, railway, Saarbrucken, sinking, submarine, Turkey, United States of America, Washington, Yar Hissar
French aeroplane bombardment of Saarbrucken in Lorraine; military railway blown up and 75 persons reported killed. French air raid in Freiburg in Breisgau. Turkish destroyer, Yar Hissar, reported sunk in the Sea of Marmara by a submarine. Indignation in United States following discovery of documents carried by an American journalist, James Archibald, compromising Dr. Dumba, Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Washington.