British ship, Osmanieh, sunk after hitting a mine with the loss of 198 lives, bringing the total of naval deaths for the week to over 1000.
British destroyer, HMS Attack, sunk whilst trying to rescue survivors from HMS Aragon. Both ships struck by mines.
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Churchill writes, in a letter to a friend, “thank God our offensives are over…”
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Having defended against German and Turkish attacks towards Jerusalem, General Allenby orders an advance against the attackers.
Latvia declares independence from Russia.
German and Turkish troops attack the British in an attempt to retake Jerusalem.
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Italian troops recapture most of the ground, including Col del Rosso (4183ft), that they lost the day before.
Fighting breaks out between the Bolsheviks and Ukrainian troops.
Three British destroyers, the Torrent, the Tornado and the Surprise, sunk when they enter a German minefield with the loss of 252 lives