4095 CHRONOLOGY OF THE GREAT WAR
Feb. 13.-Teutons take Italian position east
Feb. 14.-British capture position southeast
of Grandcourt and penetrate into German
lines near Arras.
Feb. 16.-Germans make gains south of
Feb. 17.-British carry important German
position north of Baillecourt.
Feb. 20.-Germans capture British point of
support near La Transloy.
Feb. 22.-Allies clear Southern Albania and
cut communication of Athens with Central Powers.
Feb. 24.-British capture Petit Miraumont.
Feb. 25.-British occupy Serre, Miraumont
Feb. 26.-British take Kut-el-Amara. German destroyers raid Margate and Broadstairs on British coast.
Feb. 27.-Cunard liner Laconia carrying
passengers, men, women and children and
a crew of 216, was sunk by a German submarine off the Irish coast. 12 passengers
perished and 2 of them were American
Feb. 28.-British occupy Gommecourt.
French destroyer Cassini sunk by submarine in Mediterranean.
Mar. 3.-Russians recapture Hamadan in
Persia and advance on Bagdad.
Mar. 4.-British advance west of Bapaume.
Russians occupy Khanikali in Persia.
Mar. 5.-Germans launch big attack at
Verdun. Italians successfully storm Austrian positions in Spellegrino valley.
Mar. 7.-French capture salient near Butte
de Mesnil and seize Asadabad summit in
Persia. British approach Jerusalem.
Mar. 8.-Russians occupy Kangaver. British advance within 8 miles of Bagdad and
occupy Ctesiphon. Strikes in Petrograd.
Russians seize Sakkiz. British reach outskirts of Bagdad.
Mar. 10.-British advance in Ancre region
and capture Irles. Russians capture
Senne in Western Persia.
Mar. II.-British occupy Bagdad. Russians take Sahua in northwestern Persia.
Mar. 12.-French recapture most of Hill
185. British gain north of Bouchavesnes.
Czar of Russia suspends Duma sittings.
Mar. 13.-British occupy Kazimain north
Mar. 14.-The American ship Algonquin
sunk by a German submarine. Russians
capture Kermansah and British advance
30 miles above Bagdad. French capture
Mar. 16.-Czar abdicates in favor of Prince
Lvoff, leaving his brother, Grand Duke
Michael Alexandrovitch, as regent who
declined to act. Russia under Provisional
Mar. 17.-British take Bapaume. French
occupy Roye and Lassigny.
Mar. 18.-Three American ships reported
sunk by submarines. Russians in Persia
capture Van and occupy Baneh. Germans retire on 85 mile front in France,
abandoning Peronne, Chaulnes, Nesle and
Mar. 19.-French take Ham, Guiscard and
Chauny. Russians occupy Harunabad in
Persia and British occupy Bahriz and
part of Bakubah. French warship Danton
Mar. 20.-Provisional Government of Russia issues manifesto and includes decision
to observe alliances regarding present war.
French occupy Tergnier also in Balkans
Mar. 21.-President Wilson issues proclamation calling Congress in extra session
on April 2.
Mar. 24.-President Wilson ordered the
withdrawal from Belgium of Minister
Whitlock, all American consular officials
for relief in Belgium. French take two
forts protecting La Fere.
Mar. 25.-British capture Lagnicourt west
of Cambrai. French capture Folembray
and La Feuillee.
Mar. 27.-Germans force Russians back by
gas attacks in the Baranovichi region.
French capture the forest of Coucy.
British take Longavesnes, Lieramont and