4101 CHRONOLOGY OF THE GREAT WAR
Sept. 28.-Belgians attack enemy from Ypres
to North Sea, gaming four miles.
Sept. 29.-Bulgaria surrenders.
Sept. 30.-British-Belgian advance reaches
Oct. 1.-St. Quentin, nucleus of Hindenburg line, captured.
Oct. 1.-Damascus occupied by British in
Oct. 2.-Lens evacuated by Germans.
Oct. 3.-Albania cleared of Austrians by
Oct. 4.-Ferdinand, king of Bulgaria, abdicates; Boris succeeds.
Oct. 5.-Prince Maximilian, new German
Chancellor, pleads with President Wilson
to ask Allies for armistice.
Oct. 7.-Berry-au-Bac taken by French.
Oct. 8.-President Wilson asks if German
Chancellor speaks for people or war lords.
Oct. 9.-Cambrai in Allied hands.
Oct. 10.-Leinster, passenger steamer, sunk
in Irish Channel by submarine; 480 lives
lost; final German atrocity at sea.
Oct. 11.-Americans advance through Argonne forest.
Oct. 12.-German foreign secretary, Solf,
says plea for armistice is made in name
of German people; agrees to evacuate all
Oct. 12.-Nish, in Serbia, occupied by Allies.
Oct. 13.-Laon and La Fere abandoned by
Oct. 13.-Grandpre captured by Americans
after four days' battle.
Oct. 14.-President Wilson refers Germans
to General Foch for armistice terms.
Oct. 16.-Lille entered by British patrols.
Oct. 17.-Ostend, German submarine base,
taken by land and sea forces.
Oct. 17.-Douai falls to Allies.
Oct. 19.-Bruges and Zeebrugge taken by
Belgians and British.
Oct. 25.-Beginning of terrific Italian drive
which nets 50,000 prisoners in five days.
Oct. 31.-Turkey surrenders; armistice takes
effect at noon; conditions include free
passage of Dardanelles.
Nov. 1.-Clery-le-Grand captured by American troops of First Army.
Nov. 3.-Americans sweep ahead on 50-mile
front above Verdun; enemy in full retreat.
Nov. 3.-Official reports announce capture of
362,350 Germans since July 15.
Nov. 3.-Austria surrenders, signing armistice with Italy at 3 p.m. after 500,000
prisoners had been taken.
Nov. 7.-American Rainbow Division and
parts of First Division enter outskirts of
Nov. 8.-Heights south of Sedan seized by
Nov. 9.-Maubeuge captured by Allies.
Nov. 10.-Canadians take Mons in irresistible advance.
Nov. 11-Germany surrenders; armistice
takes effect at 11 a. m. American flag
raised on Sedan front.