Allied shipping losses for the month of November the lowest of the year as convoy system yields dividends. 126 ship sunk (56 British)
Germans attack around Bourlon Wood, overcoming the British front line, taking 3 miles, capturing 6000 men and 158 guns.
Lord Lansdowne, former British Foreign Secretary, writes to Daily Telegraph supporting immediate negotiations with the Central Powers.
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Estonia declares independence from Russia.
Germans bombard British positions in Bourlon Wood with 16,000 shells, including gas.
British break of their attack at Cambrai.
Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria orders a German offensive for the 30th November around Bourlon Wood.
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Trotsky publishes the secret treaties signed between Russia and the Allies, revealing various land grabs and deals.
British attempt to take Fontaine, naively sending tanks into narrow streets supported by 1500 guardsmen. 500 survive.