Great Italian Advance on the Carso; heights east of Gorizia cleared of the enemy, and Austrian northern sector completely smashed between the River Vippacco and the Oppacchiasella–Kostanjevica road; 4,700 prisoners. Review of British operations on the Somme since second week of October; prisoners to date, 31,132. French and British advance north-east of Lesbœufs towards the Péronne road; French progress around Sailly. Germans evacuate Fort Vaux. Enemy pressure continuing in Predeal, Törzburg, and Roter Turm Passes, while Rumanians retain mastery in Vulcan Pass; General Sakharoff to command in Dobrudja. Dutch vessel Oldambt, being taken by German prize crew into Zeebrugge, rescued by British scouting craft; five German destroyers engaged and put to flight. Italian torpedo-boat raid on Austrian naval base at Pola.