1918, Ardahan, Battle of Tell 'Asur, Belgium, communications, Edmund Allenby, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Jerusalem, Kars, Kiev, Lens, Nablus, Nieuport, Ottoman Empire, Palestine, prisoners of war, railway, Russia, Russian Civil War, Shechem, St Quentin, surrender, Trans-Siberian Railway, Turkey, Ukraine, Ukrainian War of Independence, Warneton, weapons
Allenby’s advance on a 12-mile front to a depth of 3,000 yards reaching midway between Jerusalem and Shechem. British raid at Warneton; German attempted raids near Lens and north and south of St. Quentin; German attacks on Belgian positions near Nieuport defeated. Germans report capture of Kieff and cessation of military movements in Great Russia; over 60,000 prisoners and 2,600 guns reported captured since beginning of operations; enemy demands Russian surrender of regions of Ardahan, Kars, and Batum. Fighting reported on Trans-Siberian Railway between Cossacks and Bolshevists.
1917, abdication, Albert Thomas, Allies, Arthur Henderson, Battle of Messines, Belgium, Corinth, Emile Vandervelde, fortress, France, Gapaard, Great Britain, Greece, King Alexander, King Constantine I, Larissa, Ottoman Empire, Red Sea, Royal Navy, Russia, Saliff, Thessaly, Turkey, Warneton, Yemen
King Constantine abdicates in favour of his second son, Prince Alexander; a French force landed at Corinth and Franco-British forces enter Larissa in Thessaly. Further British advance towards Warneton on a two-mile front; Gapaard taken. British sailors take the Turkish fortress of Saliff, on the Arabian shore of the Red Sea. Council of Workmen’s and Soldiers’ Delegates reply to letter of Mr. Henderson and MM. Thomas and Vandervelde, explaining the programme of their proposed international Socialist conference.
1917, abdication, aeroplanes, Allies, Battle of Messines, Belgium, Charles Jonnart, English Channel, Flanders, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, King Constantine I, Messines, monarchy, National Schism, Royal Navy, Russia, Russian Revolution, seaplanes, trenches, Warneton, Wytschaete
British advance on southern wing of new front east of Messines-Wytschaete Ridge; trench system near La Potterie Farm captured on a mile front, and progress made towards Warneton. Two German seaplanes brought down in the Channel by a British drifter which attacked a squadron of five. Text of British reply to Russian Note of May 3 issued; agreements between Allies believed, broadly speaking, conformable with principles laid down by Russian Government, but if so desired treaties can be re-examined and, if need be, revised. M. Jonnart, Allied Plenipotentiary in Greece, demands abdication of King Constantine.