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Saturday, December 29, 1917

Fighting continues beyond Jerusalem as the Ottoman counterattack fails and the British advance.

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The loaded troopship ARAGON is torpedoed and sunk off Alexandria by the submarine UC-34 with the loss of 610 passengers and crew; during rescue operations, the destroyer HMS ATTACK is also sunk by UC-34.

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The British troopship OSMANIEH hits a mine laid by UC-34 off Alexandria and sinks with the loss of 198 lives.

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German troops conduct small-scale raids at several places on the Western Front.

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Wednesday, January 2, 1918

The British Air Ministry is formed with Lord Rothermere as Minister.

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The trawler HMS BLACKWHALE is mined and sunk off Fife Ness with the loss of twelve lives.

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The British hospital ship REWA is torpedoed off Hartland Point by the German submarine U-55, but sinks slowly enough that all of the wounded are evacuated.

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Raids in the Cambrai area.

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Skirmishes on the Italian front and in Albania.

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More raids in the Cambrai area.

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Tuesday, January 8, 1918

President Wilson delivers his "Fourteen Points" speech to Congress.

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The destroyer HMS RACOON is wrecked on the coast of Ireland in a snowstorm with the loss of all hands, 96.

British ASW forces sink the German submarine UB-69 off Bizerte with the loss of all hands, 31.

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Thursday, January 10, 1918

The Ukrainian delegation to the peace talks at Brest-Litovsk is officially recognized by the Russian Bolsheviks.

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Raids in the French sectors of the Western Front.

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RE: "raids in the French sectors of the Western Front"
---Raids by the French, or raids against them by the Germans?


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