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Oct. 17 Ostend taken by the Belgians.

Oct. 17 Lille taken by the British.

Oct. 24- Allied forces (chiefly Italians) under Gen. Diaz win a great
Nov. 4 victory on the Italian front.

Oct. 26 Aleppo taken by the British.

Oct. 31 Turkey surrenders.

Nov. 1 Serbian troops enter Belgrade after regaining nearly all
             of Serbia.

Nov. 3 Trieste and Trent occupied by Italian forces.

Nov. 4 Surrender of Austria-Hungary.

Nov. 5 President Wilson notifies Germany that General Foch has been
             authorized by the United States and the Allies to communicate
             the terms of an armistice.

Nov. 6 Mutiny of German sailors at Kiel; followed by mutinies,
             revolts, and revolutions at other German cities.

Nov. 7 Americans take Sedan.

Nov. 9 British take Maubeuge.

Nov. 9 Announcement that the German emperor William II “has decided
             to renounce the throne”; he flees to Holland Nov. 10 and signs
             a formal abdication Nov. 28

Nov. 11 Armistice signed; Germany surrenders.

INDEX

Adrianople, taken, 65. 
Africa, war in, 90-91. 
Aircraft, 104, 109, 119-120, 153-154. 
Aisne, battle of, 81. 
Albania, 23-24, 59-65, 148. 
Albanians, 62. 
Allenby, General, 126, 148. 
Allies, 75. 
Alsace-Lorraine, 48-50, 13, 28;
  Wilson on, 175. 
Americans, see United States. 
Amiens, threatened, 143. 
Antwerp,
  location, 30;
  captured, 81, 104. 
Arbitration, 43. 
Argentina, “spurlos versenkt,” 133. 
Armaments, 36, 41-42, 45. 
Armed neutrality, 131. 
Armenia, 110. 
Australia, 22, 89. 
Austria, 12, 15-16;
  see Austria-Hungary. 
Austria-Hungary,
  before the war, 15-17;
  Balkan ambitions, 52, 63;
  Triple Alliance, 56-57;
  backs Turkey, 63, 65;
  trouble with Serbia, 68-73;
  precipitates the war, 70, 72;
  in the war, 84-87, 97-99, 112-114, 122-123, 127-128, 147, 149;
  Wilson on, 176.

Bagdad, taken, 125. 
Balkan states, 23-24, 52-53, 59-66;
  races in, 59-62;
  in the war, see Serbia, Bulgaria, Roumania;
  Wilson on, 177. 
Balkan Wars, 64-65. 
Baltic provinces, 30, 137. 
Battles: 
  Marne, 81;
  Aisne, 81;
  Flanders, 82;
  Tannenberg, 85;
  Ypres, 95;
  Mazurian Lakes, 97;
  Verdun, 107;
  Somme, 108;
  Vimy Ridge, 118;
  Cambrai, 119;
  Picardy, 143;
  second Marne, 146;
  Piave, 147, 149. 
Beatty, Admiral, 114. 
Belgium,
  before the war, 18, 30;
  neutrality; 19, 78;
  in the war, 78-80, 149;
  German occupation of, 82-84;
  Wilson on, 175. 

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