Armistice Terms Accepted.
1918, American President, armistice, Battle of Sharqat, Battle of the Selle, Belgium, Bleharies, British Army, Bruay, Espain, Final Advance in Picardy, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, Iraq, Kirkuk, La Souche, Le Cateau, Lesser Zab, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Ottoman Empire, peace, Scheldt, Tournai, Turkey, United States of America, Valenciennes, Woodrow Wilson
Third and 4th British Armies advance between the Scheldt and Le Cateau on a 20-mile front to a depth of three or four miles; farther north the 1st Army, between Valenciennes and Tournai, takes Bruay and Bleharies and Espain, towards Tournai. French cross the Souche. Turkish retirement in Mesopotamia towards the Lesser Zab; British within four miles of Kirkuk. President Wilson’s final reply to Germany; he is willing to take up the question of an armistice, but extraordinary safeguards must be demanded.
1918, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Courtrai, Belgium, British Army, Bruges, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Danube, Denain, Final Advance in Flanders, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hunding line, Hundred Days Offensive, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Oise, peace, Serre, United States of America, Vidin, Woodrow Wilson, Yugoslavia, Zeebrugge
Belgians occupy Zeebrugge and Bruges; British 1st Army captures Denain. French attack in the German salient between the Oise and the Serre penetrating the Hunding line on a front of three miles. French reach neighbourhood of Vidin, on the Danube. President Wilson’s reply to Austrian Note; mere autonomy for Czechs and Yugo-Slavs will not suffice.
1918, Battle of Courtrai, Battle of the Selle, Belgian Army, Belgium, Blankenberge, Blankenburghe, Bohain, British Army, Bruges, Courtrai, Denain, Final Advance in Artois, Final Advance in Flanders, Final Advance in Picardy, Flanders, France, French Army, Germany, Ghent, Great Britain, Herbert Plumer, Hundred Days Offensive, Le Cateau, Ribeauville, Roubaix, Sensee, Thielt, Tielt, Tourcoing, United States of America, Wassigny
Blankenberghe occupied; Belgian troops close to Bruges and French forces east of Thielt towards Ghent; Plumer‘s Army advancing east of Roubaix and Tourcoing; Horne’s 1st Army completes conquest of Douai. The Sensée crossed north of Courtrai and advance towards Denain. British-American offensive continues from Le Cateau to Bohain, capturing Wassigny and Ribeauville.
1918, Battle of Cambrai, Battle of the Hindenburg Line, Bazancourt, Beaurevoir, Cambrai, Essigny-le-Petit, Fontaine, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guise, Henri Gouraud, Hindenburg Line, Hundred Days Offensive, Isles-sur-Suippe, Le Cateau, Masnieres, Meuse, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, St Quentin, Suippe, United States of America, Verdun
Great British Attack, assisted by French and Americans, on a 21-mile front from Cambrai to St. Quentin in the direction of Le Cateau and Guise; in the south French take Essigny-le-Petit and Fontaine, thence to the north Americans and British capture the Beaurevoir-Masnières line, and reach the Cambrai-Guise road. Gouraud threatens the line of the Suippe, and in direct attacks French take Bazancourt and enter Isles-sur-Suippe. East of the Meuse French and Americans advance north of Verdun.
1918, abdication, American President, Armentieres, armistice, Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, Battle of the Canal du Nord, Battle of the Hindenburg Line, Bulgaria, Cambrai, Epinoy, Final Advance in Artois, France, German Imperial Chancellor, Germany, Grand Pre, Great Britain, Hundred Days Offensive, King Boris III, King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Lens, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, monarchy, peace, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Reims, Scarpe, Somme-Py, United States of America, Varennes, Verdun, Woodrow Wilson
British advance on a 20-mile front east of Armentières and Lens; and between Lens and Cambrai, north of the Scarpe and east of Epinoy. French and Americans advance between Reims and Verdun, French gaining high ground north and north-west of Somme-Py, and Americans advancing two miles on Varennes-Grand-Pré road. Prince Max of Baden appointed German Chancellor; German Note to President Wilson proposing an armistice. King Ferdinand abdicates in favour of his son, Prince Boris.
1918, Ailette, Battle of St Quentin Canal, Battle of the Canal du Nord, Battle of the Hindenburg Line, Belgium, Cambrai, Charles Mangin, Dixmude, Fifth Battle of Ypres, Final Advance in Flanders, Flanders, France, Germany, Gheluvelt, Great Britain, Hindenburg Line, Hundred Days Offensive, Menin, Messines, Passchendaele, prisoners of war, Roeselare, Roulers, Sensee, St Quentin, United States of America
Anglo-Belgian progress of four to six miles, with 6,000 prisoners; Dixmude, Passchendaele, Gheluvelt, Messines, and other places occupied and the Roulers-Menin road reached. British-American battle on a 30-mile front from north of the Sensée to the neighbourhood of St. Quentin; British reach outskirts of Cambrai and break Hindenburg line on a six-mile front between Cambrai and St. Quentin; 22,000 prisoners in three days. Mangin reaches the Ailette.
1918, Ailette, Aisne, Arabs, armistice, Battle of Jisr Benat Yakub, Battle of Somme-Py, Belgium, Brieulles, Bulgaria, Champagne, Charles Mangin, Deraa, Dixmude, Edmund Allenby, Exermont, Fifth Battle of Ypres, Final Advance in Flanders, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, Houthulst Forest, Hundred Days Offensive, Jisr Benat Yakub, Jordan, King Albert I, Maure, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, monarchy, peace, Ploegsteert, prisoners of war, Royal Navy, Somme-Py, Third Transjordan Attack, United States of America
Anglo-Belgian Attack under King Albert on a 23-mile front from near Dixmude to Ploegsteert; a four-mile advance takes all Houthulst Forest and 4,000 prisoners; British Fleet cooperating. In Champagne, French take Somme-Py and Maure; Americans reach Brieulles and Exermont, taking 20 towns. Mangin advances on the Aisne; enemy withdraws to the Ailette. Allenby crosses the Upper Jordan at Jisr Benat Yakub; junction effected with Arabs near Deraa. It is announced that Bulgaria has requested an armistice with a view to peace negotiations.