Versailles Armistice Agreement.
1918, Edmund Allenby, France, Germany, Jericho, Latvia, Lloyd George, Operation Faustschlag, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, prisoners of war, Riga, Russia, Sir Henry Rawlinson, Sir William Robertson, Supreme War Council, Turkey, Versailles, Volhynia, weapons
German armies advancing from Riga to Volhynia into the heart of Russia; 2,500 prisoners and several hundred guns taken. General Allenby advances on a front of 15 miles to a depth of two in the direction of Jericho. Mr. Lloyd George defends the Versailles arrangements and Government action with regard to Sir William Robertson; he announces General Sir Henry Rawlinson appointed to Versailles.
1918, air raid, Allies, Austria-Hungary, British Empire, British Prime Minister, Canada, Chambley, Col Caprile, Conflans, France, Germany, Great Britain, H. H. Asquith, Hargicourt, House of Commons, Italy, Lens, Lloyd George, Metz, Nancy, Offenburg, Supreme War Council, Thionville, Versailles
Raids by Canadians near Hargicourt and Lens. Austrian attack in the Col Caprile area defeated. British air raid on Offenburg; French air raids on Thionville, Conflans, Chambley, and Metz-Sablons; Germans bomb Nancy. Mr. Asquith‘s questions on enlargement of powers of Versailles Council: Mr. Lloyd George refuses specific information in interest of Alliance and of national security; he indicates complete change in situation owing to enormous German reinforcements, and states that decisions come to by the Conference were unanimous.
1918, Austria-Hungary, British Empire, France, Georg von Hertling, German East Africa, German Empire, German Imperial Chancellor, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Minister of War, Mozambique, Newton D Baker, Ottokar Czernin, Portugal, Portuguese East Africa, Portuguese Empire, Supreme War Council, United States of America, Versailles
Official statement on meeting of Supreme War Council at Versailles; in view of speeches by Counts Hertling and Czernin decided only immediate task before it is vigorous prosecution of the war; an enlargement of powers of Council announced. Mr. Baker, American Secretary of War, announces American troops occupying certain portion of actual battlefront. British forces occupy Utarika, Lujenda Valley, Mozambique; main body of enemy retreats eastwards.
1917, Allies, Asiago, Austria-Hungary, Brenta, British Empire, Deli Abbas, Ferdinand Foch, First Battle of Monte Grappa, First Battle of the Piave, France, Germany, Great Britain, Iraq, Italy, Kifri, Maxime Weygand, Mount Badeneche, Mount Sisemol, Mount Tondarecar, Ottoman Empire, peace, Supreme War Council, Turkey, United States of America, Versailles, William Marshall, Woodrow Wilson
Enemy attacks on salient from Mt. Sisemol, near Asiago, towards the Brenta; Mts. Badeneche and Tondarecar stormed. General Marshall takes Sakaltutan Pass on the Deli Abbas-Kifri Road. President Wilson’s Message to Congress:-” Our object is to win the war”; the American people “deeply and indignantly impatient” with those who desire peace by any sort of compromise; he recommends a declaration of war against Austria-Hungary. General Weygand to represent France on Allied Council at Versailles; General Foch to remain Chief of Staff.